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Antique French Map from 1891 of Asia.This is a beautiful engraving of the Asian Continent in the 19th century. The details in this map are spectacular .The map was made by F. Prudent, Chief of the intelligence of Geography of the French Army. This whole map was engraved by Erhard. He was known as one of the top engravers at the time. It took a day to carve one square inch on a copper plate. You can see how painstakenly he worked to create this beauty. You can see and feel the lines left by the plates, creating depth to your map.

The colors in the map are beautiful watercolors, overlaying the copper engraving, giving yet another dimension. The paper is a high quality heavy weighted paper that still retains a nice satin sheen. The images here do not do the map justice.

I only deal with original antiques. I guarantee all of my vintage to be authentic.


Engraving by: Erhard in Paris, at 35Rue Denfert Rochereau, N57
Condition: Excellent
Dimensions: 18"1/4 by 14"3/4

The map is in excellent condition .The map is on a high quality heavyweight paper. There is a slight patina from the normal aging process, which is to be expected for being 120 years old. Margins are complete. The map is folded in half as issued. There are no other blemishes nor defects on this map. The back has some details about the map itself in French.


Purchased item will not contain watermark. This item will be sent from Paris, France in special archival, acid free sleeve to protect it, then inside security packaging to avoid it from being bent or folded.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.

For move vintage maps, visit my shop here:

http://www.etsy.com/shop/reveriefrance?section_id=7776203

Antique Map of Asia Political 1891 Large map of Asia, China, India, Arabian Peninsula, Russia

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Materials: paper, art engraving antique, art antique map, antique french map, british map, antique british map, erhard
  • Feedback: 110 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from Paris, France
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