"Carte pour l'Intelligence de l'Histoire de Lorraine, ou on fair Observer la Genealogie de ses Ducs et l'Ordre du Gouverment Present", Chatelain, Henry Abraham
Subject: Northeastern France
Period: 1708 (published)
Publication: Atlas Historique…
Color: Hand Color
17.8 x 13.7 inches
45.2 x 34.8 cm
A map of Lorraine, centered on Nancy, is featured on this interesting sheet. Surrounding the map are cartouches listing the various officials and posts related to the governance of the region. Along the edge of the sheet are medallion portraits of the rulers of Lorraine.
A crisp impression on paper with an "I C H" watermark, a bit of printer's ink residue at top center, and a couple of tiny spots of foxing.