1886ca: French Congo or Equatorial France. Antique map and authentic from circa 1886. Entitled: French Congo or Equatorial France to follow the Presentation given to the geography society by P. Drawn up by Jules Andre Arthur Hansen.
This Map , very rare or even impossible to find in this configuration, represents western 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 Map is a historical witness of French colonization.Fairly good condition with some defects due to time: Small spots, freckles, slight perforations, margins and many folds. Please take a good look at the photos to see the condition of this work. Funded by the Société française de géographie as well as by the Ministries of the Navy, Foreign Affairs and Public Instruction 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, Brazza reached the Congo River in 1880. He proposed to Illoy I, Makoko de Mbe, king of the Tékés, 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 at Nkuna on the Congo, a place later called Brazzaville. While trying to reach the ocean from Franceville, Brazza stumbled upon the primary goal of his research: the sources of the Ogooué.
In November 1885, he was appointed commissioner general of the French Congo. My products are guaranteed to be vintage and will delight all history buffs or simply lovers of these authentic visuals that have survived the ages.You can contact me for any additional information, advice or to guide you in your research. Return within 14 days if any dissatisfaction! Quick response to any request Information, research, negotiations... For overseas departments and territories, contact me for a more precise and more advantageous! Combining history and geography, the collection of old engravings or maps will remain one of the strongest symbols of its owner's erudition and escape. Please look at the photos. Or by consulting our sales. We are professionals in the sale of old maps, engravings, atlases...
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King Makoko, driven by commercial interests and the possibility of weakening h. The item "1886ca Rare antique map Of Congo French (Gabon). Colonial Africa" is in sale since Saturday, September 25, 2021. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "bezakeo" and is located in besancon.
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