C1840

Afrique

Mapmaker:

Victor Levasseur (1800 - 1870)

One of the most decorative maps of Africa set within a colourful and descriptive framework of landscape, foliage and animals and statistical information. Inset views of Alexandria, Cairo and Algiers.   Reference; Norwich, Maps of Africa Map 140, il.p 159

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Full Title:

Afrique

Date:

C1840

Mapmaker:

Victor Levasseur (1800 - 1870)

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

430mm 
x 290mm

Paper Size: 

370mm 
x 530mm
AUTHENTICITY
Afrique - Antique Print from 1840

Genuine antique
dated:

1840

Description:

One of the most decorative maps of Africa set within a colourful and descriptive framework of landscape, foliage and animals and statistical information.

Inset views of Alexandria, Cairo and Algiers.

 

Reference;

Norwich, Maps of Africa Map 140, il.p 159

Biography:

Victor Levasseur (1800–1870)

French cartographer and surveyor. He was attached to the Cadastral Survey of the city of Paris and is best known for his sumptously Atlas National des Departments et des Possessions de la France in which all the maps are beuatifully embellished.

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