Map, French Wine Map, Dept De La Loire, Atlas National De La France Illustre, REPRODUCTION, c 1854
Engraver: Levasseur V
Paper Size: 350 x 500mm
Print Size: 280 x 440mm
Technique: Copperplate engraving
Description: Good Copperplate engraving with hand colouring. This is a beautiful
Antique reproduction of the map titled 'Dépt. De La Loire. Map of the French department of Loire, France. This area of France is part of the Loire Valley wine-growing region The whole is surrounded by elaborate decorative engravings designed to illustrate both the natural beauty and trade richness of the land. There is a short textual history of the regions depicted on both the left and right sides of the map. This map originates from ‘Atlas National de la France Illustré’. Published by A. Combette, Paris, 1854.
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