"Mappe-Monde Planispherique Physique et Hydrographique", Dufour, Auguste-Henri
Period: 1860 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Universel
Color: Hand Color
29.5 x 22.3 inches
74.9 x 56.6 cm
The world on Mercator's projection with fine detail throughout. In the oceans are directions of winds and currents, scores of ship routes, magnetic pole, etc. Inland are major cities, watershed and much topography. Hand coloring indicates the ownership by nine different colonial powers throughout the world. Absolutely filled with information.
References: Phillips (A) 833-10.
Bold original color with minor offsetting in a few spots and light toning along the edges of the sheet.