Niger

1943 French pictorial map of Niger.

Cartographer(ss): Jylbert
Date: 1943
Place: Paris
Coloring: Old color
Dimensions: 34.5 x 24.2 cm (13.6 x 9.5 in)
Condition Rating: VG+

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Description

Decorative map of Niger published during the second world war.

The map is filled with buildings, animals, figures and two locals. With a large compass rose in upper right corner.

In lower left corner is “Imprimé en France” with a monogram of the publisher “BD.” The map carries a printed signature of the French illustrator who is only know by his pseudonym “Jylbert.”

The vivid color has been achieved through an interesting combination of the chromolithographic engraving and pochoir (stencil).

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Condition Description

Excellent.

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