1898 War Office Map of West Africa. WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS - NOT REPRODUCTIONS JOIN OUR WEEKLY MAILING LIST FOR NEWEST STOCK. Title: Anglo-French Frontier on the Niger and to the East of that River. Description: This is an 1898 War Office map of West Africa.
The map depicts the region from Liberia to Cameroon and from the Niger River to the Gulf of Guinea. Created from Justus Perthe's 1892 Map of Africa solely for the purpose of the Anglo-French Boundary Commission to illustrate the boundary east of the Niger River,'all superfluous detail having to reference to the boundary east of the Niger, or to the fiscal zone, has been omitted.
Liberia is illustrated on the far left, and then French and German colonial possessions and British colonies and protectorates occupy the rest the map. The Bight of Benin is depicted and labeled. Cities, towns, and villages are labeled, along with some rivers and mountains. Numerous African tribes are identified by name, including the Sokoto, Bornu, Benin, Adamaua, Baule, Gando, and Mossi. Lake Chad is illustrated in detail along the right border.A key, explaining the different colors used to mark the lands claimed by which countries, is situated at center below the map. This map was produced and printed by the Intelligence Division of the War Office. Size: Printed area measures 19 inches high by 28 inches wide.
Light wear and toning along original fold lines. Verso repairs to fold separations.If your address is a P. DHL International EXPRESS (45 USD). We can use your Federal Express Account. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged.
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Antique Map Restoration Services: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. The item "1898 War Office Map of West Africa" is in sale since Tuesday, August 21, 2018.This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "geographicusmaps" and is located in 11221. This item can be shipped worldwide.