Vuillemin map of the province of Hautes Alpes, France. Original hand coloring and outlining.
From La France et Ses Colonies, Atlas Illustre. By MM. Vuillemin, L. Thuiller and Ch. Lacoste, under the direction of famous French mapmaker J. Migeon. Publisher J. Genouillac, Paris, 1886. The Vuillemin maps are famous from the period for their quality hand-coloring, extensive depiction of each province of france, attractive vingettes and engravings that accompany the maps, as well as the different fonts used for each province. France's response to the Johnson and Mitchell maps of the mid-19th century.
Map size 23 cm x 20 cm.
Condition very good+ to fine. Strong strike, and good hand coloring.
note: the corresponding low-quality image is for informational purpose/identification. We are happy to email a detailed, high resolution image of this item upon request. Bowing and map color shifts are from the photo. Map itself is straight, flat and uniform unless otherwise noted. Digital watermark is for copyright purposes only, and does not appear on map.
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