''DEPT. DU RHONE.'' Paris: Victor Levasseur, c. 1852. Engraved map with original hand-coloring.(Image size: 16 1/2 x 11 1/4’’). Beautiful map in excellent condition from one of the finest decorative atlases of the 19th century.
This historical and decorative map shows the French Department of Rhône in remarkable detail! Topographical features are shown, with most major cities and towns (Lyon, Vienne, and Villefranche sur Saône) roads and water routes identified.
The very ornate and detailed borders depict busts of Jussieu and Suchet, and items indigenous or produced in the region. A most unusual, decorative and very informative map.