Antique Map Africa

Africa Stunning Wall Map Of Africa By Clouet, Circa 1785

Africa Stunning Wall Map Of Africa By Clouet, Circa 1785
Africa Stunning Wall Map Of Africa By Clouet, Circa 1785

Africa Stunning Wall Map Of Africa By Clouet, Circa 1785
CARTE D'AFRIQUE DIVISEE EN SES PRINCIPAUX ETATS. A rare and highly decorative 18th Century copper engraved wall map of Africa by the Abbe Clouet. The four sheet map is surrounded by a stunning.

Rococo border with numerous vignettes from African history and myth. Among them the first commercial contacts of Europeans with inhabitants of Guinea. Discovering and Christianization in the Congo, the siege of Tripoli, the foundation of Carthage, the defeat of Hannibal by Scipio Africanus and conquests by the Greeks, Romans, Vandals and Turks. Each has a short text in French and Spanish.

The map was originally published both in Paris and Cadiz, the present example dates from circa 1785. Measures 960 x 1220 mm. Good condition, four sheets joined, backed on linen. A guaranteed genuine antique map. The item "AFRICA STUNNING WALL MAP OF AFRICA BY CLOUET, CIRCA 1785" is in sale since Wednesday, April 1, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "sharp340" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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Africa Stunning Wall Map Of Africa By Clouet, Circa 1785