"Tabula Delphinatus Vulgo Gouvernement General du Dauphine in Suos Ballifiatus et Regiones Divisus per Sr. Tillemon", Homann, Johann Baptist
Subject: Southeastern France
Period: 1737 (circa)
Publication: Grosser Atlas
Color: Hand Color
22.8 x 19.2 inches
57.9 x 48.8 cm
This detailed regional map covers the Rhone-Alpes region with a small portion of Italy. It includes the cities of Lyon, Grenoble, and Turin. Fortified cities, small towns, monasteries, roads, and canals fill the landscape along with topographical depictions of hills, mountains, and forests. At the top right is a large title cartouche embellished with allegorical figures overseeing a battle.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.HOM-1c #15.
A crisp impression on a watermarked sheet with light toning, a centerfold separation at top that just enters the neatline, and some short edge tears.