1886ca: Rare antique map Of Congo French (Gabon). The description of this item has been automatically translated. 1886ca: French Congo or Equatorial France. Antique map and authentic from 1886 circa. Entitled: French Congo or Equatorial France to follow the Presentation given to the geography society by P.Prepared by Jules Andre Arthur Hansen. This map, very rare if not found in this configuration, represents the west of equatorial Africa, today Gabon and the Republic of Congo. It traces the journey of Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, a French explorer (of Italian origin) who paved the way for French colonization in Central Africa. This card is a historic witness to French colonization. Fairly good state of conservation with some defects due to time: Small spots, redness, slight perforations, margins and many folds. Please take a good look at the photos to take note of the condition of this work. Financed by the French Geographic Society as well as by the Ministries of Marine, Foreign Affairs and Public Education represented by François Paul de Dufourcq, naval officer and delegate of the Ministry of Public Instruction, the second mission is clearly more fruitful.
Having left on December 27, 1879, in the company of Jean-Noël Savelli in particular, Brazza reached the Congo River in 1880. He proposed to Illoy I, Makoko de Mbe, king of the Tekes, to place his kingdom under the protection of France. King Makoko, driven by commercial interests and the possibility of weakening his rivals, signed the treaty, also allowing a French establishment in Nkuna on the Congo, a place later called Brazzaville. In trying to reach the ocean from Franceville, Brazza stumbles upon the primary goal of his research: the sources of the Ogooué. In November 1885, he was appointed Commissioner General of the French Congo.
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Dimensions: 33cm x 40cm Combining history and geography, the collection of engravings or old maps will remain one of the strongest symbols of the erudition and the escape of its owner. The item "1886ca Rare antique map Of Congo French (Gabon). Colonial Africa" is in sale since Friday, August 14, 2020. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints".
The seller is "bezakeo" and is located in besancon. This item can be shipped worldwide.