C1882

Htes-Pyrenees

Mapmaker:

A. Vuillemin (1812 - 1880)

Decorative C19th map of Pyreness with numerous vignettes including a view of Tarbes and Chapelle D’Arrens. Also featured is a portrait of Baron Dominique-Jean Larrey, Chief Surgeon of the French Army. Larrey was one of the principal surgeons of Napoleon’s … Read Full Description

$A 30

S/N: FRA-1882-VUIL-64–216051
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Full Title:

Htes-Pyrenees

Date:

C1882

Mapmaker:

A. Vuillemin (1812 - 1880)

Condition:

Light water staining on outer margins, will mount out, map image in good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

178mm 
x 225mm
AUTHENTICITY
Htes-Pyrenees - Antique Print from 1882

Genuine antique
dated:

1882

Description:

Decorative C19th map of Pyreness with numerous vignettes including a view of Tarbes and Chapelle D’Arrens.
Also featured is a portrait of Baron Dominique-Jean Larrey, Chief Surgeon of the French Army. Larrey was one of the principal surgeons of Napoleon’s massive army
that engaged in battle across Europe and the Middle East for almost
twenty years. He developed the systematic evaluation of patients known as “triage” – a French word meaning to choose or separate.

Biography:

 Alexandre Vuillemin (1812-1880)

Vuillemin was a prominent 19th century French cartographer distinguished by his elaborate style of maps with vignettes and decorative borders. He issued an Atlas Universal in 1847, an Atlas Illustre in 1861, and a large map of Oceanie in 1867, and revised the Atlas Migeon in 1874.

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