Framed Handcolored 1852 Levasseur Map of the Department Du Nord, France
Framed Handcolored 1852 Levasseur Map of the Department Du Nord, France

Framed Handcolored 1852 Levasseur Map of the Department Du Nord, France

Framed Handcolored 1852 Levasseur Map of the Department Du Nord, France

Framed Handcolored 1852 Levasseur Map of the Department Du Nord, France

Framed Handcolored 1852 Levasseur Map of the Department Du Nord, France

Framed Handcolored 1852 Levasseur Map of the Department Du Nord, France

Framed Handcolored 1852 Levasseur Map of the Department Du Nord, France

Framed Handcolored 1852 Levasseur Map of the Department Du Nord, France

Framed Handcolored 1852 Levasseur Map of the Department Du Nord, France

This is a fascinating 1852 map of the French department of Nord, France. This area is known for its production of Maroilles, a cow’s milk cheese. This cheese is produced in rectangular blocks with a moist orange-red washed rind and a strong, distinct odor. The map proper 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. Levasseur in the 1852 edition of his Atlas National de la France Illustree. Printed area measures 17 inches high by 12 inches wide and is framed, double matted and behind no glare glass. The item “Framed Handcolored 1852 Levasseur Map of the Department Du Nord, France” is in sale since Thursday, May 31, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “matisse86″ and is located in Red Lion, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Date Range: 1800-1899
  • Country/Region: France
  • Region: France
  • Year: 1852
  • Topic: Maps
  • Publication Year: 1852
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