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If you are looking for a special gift, choose hand-coloured maps over printed maps. While admiring the map, keep in mind that all the coloured lines and filled-in colour were painstakingly done by hand.


This wonderful antique map with an old world look shows the Haute Savoie département.

Alexandre Vuillemin (1812-1880) is the cartographer. Printed in France by Paris Migeon. These maps are known for their elaborate font and beautiful little vignettes showing places as well as famous people from the region. From an atlas printed in France in 1883.

The map, printed on thick paper, is in very good condition and is ready for framing. The paper has nice patina.

This is an original hand-coloured map from 1883, not a reproduction! Bananastrudel sells only originals

A copy of the front page of the atlas will be sent as proof of provenance.

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Shipped to you flat, in an acid-free sleeve with sturdy backing, or rolled in a tube.

Size of plate: approx. 10" x 13"
Size of image: approx. 8" x 9.5"

1883 Antique Hand Coloured Map of the Haute Savoie Departement, France.


  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Material: original antique map
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