Old World Map 1876 Le Tour du Monde

$48 USD

Old World Map 1876 Le Tour du Monde

Old World Map 1876 Le Tour du Monde en un Clin d'Oeil

Le Tour de Monde en un Clin d'Oeil (World Tour in a Wink)

Pictorial view of the world. Map is projected as a view from space and details the world roughly from the Equator to the North Pole and from California to India. Flora, fauna, historic events, cultural artifacts, and indigenous people are represented pictorially. The Sargasso Sea is illustrated in the middle of the Atlantic. Includes inset views illustrate places and moments of special interest including mirages in the Pacific, a ship burning at sea, Chicago, oil wells, gold mining, Hindu cremation, Chinese Junks, Tuareg warriors, an avalanche, etc. also includes lists of the nations and maritime flags. Shows sketches of some 79 individuals in 'traditional costumes'. To either side of the main view are flags of major nations, sailing ships, volcanoes, and other imagery. Include an ice free polar sea north of Greenland labeled 'Mer Libre?' No doubt this is a nod to hopes that a Northwest Passage might still exist. Union Pacific and Trans-Atlantic shipping lanes are noted. The achievements of various explorers are noted in both Africa and the Arctic.

The Map is approximately 24 x 32 inches.
The map is printed on fine matte museum archival paper 250gsm
The frame is not included.

This page will be carefully inserted into a solid tube. The sleeve will be shipped in a tube to prevent any bending. I'm happy to combine shipping, just ask!

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