"Dept. de la Gironde", Levasseur, Victor
Period: 1856 (published)
Publication: Atlas National Illustré
Color: Hand Color
11.4 x 16.3 inches
29 x 41.4 cm
Map of the Department of Gironde with Bordeaux at its heart, famous for its wine production. The legend on the map states that the wines of Gironde are renown throughout the world. Surrounding vignettes include a curious picture of a man on stilts working on the docks and numerous depictions of agricultural products including vines laden with fruit. Vignettes uncolored, as issued.