Antique Map of Nièvre, France

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Antique map titled 'Dépt. de la Nièvre'. Map of the French department of Nievre, France. Part of the prestiegous Burgundy or Bourgogne wine region this area is known for its production of Pouilly Fumé, a white wine. The word “fumé” is French for “smoke,” and it is said the name comes from the smoky quality of these wines. This map originates from ‘Atlas National de la France Illustré’ by V. Levasseur. Published by A. Combette, Paris, 1854.

Victor Jules Levasseur (1795–1862) was a French cartographer widely known for his distinctive decorative style. He produced numerous maps more admired for the artistic content of the scenes and data surrounding the map than for the detail of the map

Condition: Good. General age-related toning. Minor wear and soiling. Please study image carefully.

Date: 1854

Overall size: 52.5 x 35.5 cm.