"Department de l'Aisne…", Chanlaire, Pierre Gregoire
Period: 1790 (dated)
Publication: Atlas National de France
Color: Hand Color
19.9 x 23 inches
50.5 x 58.4 cm
This scarce map was made after the National Assembly that took place on January 26th and February 6th of 1790 for the Bureau de l'Atlas National. Astonishing detail of roads, topography, cities and railroads. The map describes the region from Honnecourt and Comte de Hainaut in the north to La Ferte, Montmiral and Rheims in the south. Table at left gives districts and their cantons.
Tidemarking on right side. Strong plate-mark on thick paper that has perforated paper for 1/2". Small and very light contemporary pencil notation in text on left.