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aude levasseur french department antique map

French department - L'Aude

$165.00

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Original antique map
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Dept. de L'Aude' Steel engraving with original outline hand-colouring., 1856, from Levasseur's Atlas National Illustre. This area of France is famous for its wide variety of vineyards and wine production. In the east are the wines of Corbieres and la Clape, in the center are Minervois and C_tes de Malpeyre, and in the south, blanquette de Limoux. The whole is surrounded by elaborate decorative engravings designed to illustrate both the natural beauty and trade richness of the land. Levasseur was an important French engineer, cartographer, and engraver of the mid 19th century. One small spot on top border line.
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artist Victor Levasseur
method Steel-engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1856
size 330mm by 470mm (sheet)
SKU MP3120