1883 Vuillemin Map or City Plan of Paris, France
1883 Vuillemin Map or City Plan of Paris, France

1883 Vuillemin Map or City Plan of Paris, France. WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS – NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Title: Nouveau Plan Complet Illustre de la Ville de Paris en 1883. Description: This is a beautiful 1883 folding map or plan of Paris, France by the French cartographer A. Centered on the Seine River, it covers embastilled Paris as contained in the Thiers Wall, as well as its immediate vicinity, including the Bois de Boulogne and part of the Bois de Vincennes. It reflects the transformation and modernization of Paris under Napoleon III and Georges-Eugene Haussmann. Known in French as the¬â’Grands Travaux,’ Haussmann’s redesign of Paris defined it as a modern city, with narrow alleyways and confusing streets replaced by a broad network of grand boulevards, imposing facades, parks, and monuments. Divided according to 20 Arrondisments, the map notes individual streets, monuments, churches, town halls, railways, gardens and palaces. Important and historic buildings are shown in profile. An inset map in the upper left quadrant shows the greater Paris vicinity as far as Versailles. Another inset map, in the upper right quadrant, details the Arrondisment system. In the lower left and right quadrants there are beautiful engraved views depicting the monuments of Paris in composite. Vuillemin and engraved by Charles Dyonnet for publication by A. Size: Printed area measures 24 inches high by 34.5 inches wide. Minor wear and verso repair along original fold lines. 1 – 10 days. If your address is a P. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged. Some countries are duty free, others are not. Other Services Conservation Framing: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. We do not offer this service. Antique Map Restoration: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. The item “1883 Vuillemin Map or City Plan of Paris, France” is in sale since Thursday, August 22, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “geographicusmaps” and is located in 11221. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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