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Antique Print-SEA CHART-EGYPT-ALEXANDRIA-COAST-Depot de la Marine-1869

Antique Print-SEA CHART-EGYPT-ALEXANDRIA-COAST-Depot de la Marine-1869
Antique Print-SEA CHART-EGYPT-ALEXANDRIA-COAST-Depot de la Marine-1869

Antique Print-SEA CHART-EGYPT-ALEXANDRIA-COAST-Depot de la Marine-1869
Original Antique Maps and Prints. Antique Print-SEA CHART-EGYPT-ALEXANDRIA-COAST-Depot de la Marine-1869. Description: Published by the Depot des Cartes et Plans de la Marine, in 1867. This maps with some corrections, 1869. Artists and Engravers: Made by'Thre.

Dornick' after'Depot de la Marine'. Depot des Cartes et Plans de la Marine (1720 - present), often called the Depot de Marine, was a French hydrographic mapping organization founded in 1720. Coast Survey, the British Admiralty, and the Spanish Deposito Hydrografico, the Depot was initiated as a storehouse and distribution center of existing nautical and marine charts. Eventually the Depot initiated its on mapping activities in an attempt to improve and expand upon existing material.

Some of the well known hydrograhers / cartographers in the development of Depot were Jacques Nicholas Bellin and Riobert Bonne. Subject: Antique print, titled:''Mer Mediterranee.' - A coastal chart of the Egypt, around Alexandria. With detailed depth soundings, indicating towns along the coast, and the Alexandria lighthouse with a coloured dot.

Original middle fold, as issued. A dampstain in the lower left and right margin corners.

Some foxing in the top half of the image area. Minimal stains in the margins. Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 98.7 x 67.1 cm.

The image size is ca. 90.3 x 61.7 cm.

Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 38.9 x 26.4 inch. 35.6 x 24.3 inch.

Medium: Engraving on hand laid paper. ThePrintsCollector - LaurentiusOldMasterPrints Frans Laurentius Margo van Latum - van Dongen, Frank van Latum Located in Zeeland (Noord-Brabant) - The Netherlands. GO TO OUR STORE and explore our huge collection of fine antique maps and prints. FIND SIMILAR ITEMS IN OUR STORE.

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  • Medium: Engraving
  • Type: Antique (Pre-1900)
  • EAN: 8718613643706

Antique Print-SEA CHART-EGYPT-ALEXANDRIA-COAST-Depot de la Marine-1869