North America, 1856
"Amerique Septentrionale" published by Victor Levasseur taken from his "Atlas National. Printed in Paris in 1856 this is one of the most decorative atlases ever published with each map surrounded by images of local scenes, events, people and indigenous animals. A chart of statistics, celebrities, and local commerce typically add to their interest
In this case the map is divided into the following territories - Arctic & Russian America; English America; United States; Texas (Nagogdoches is the only named settlement); Mexico; Guatemala and the Antilles. A population chart and images of Mexico and Arctic mountains embellish the map. This piece has been altered from it's original state in that it has been expertly hand colored. In fine overall condition with a few very minor spots of toning. Measures approximately 20 1/2 inches x 13 3/4 inches.