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Canada Alaska Antique Map Malte Brun 1850

Author:
Title:
Amerique Russe
Year Printed:
1850
Place:
Paris
Paper Size:
14 in. x 11 in.
Condition:
VERY GOOD
nameVariation1:
Canada Alaska Vintage Map Malte Brun 1850
nameVariation2:
Canada Alaska Home Decor Map Malte Brun 1850
nameVariation3:
Canada Alaska History Gift Map Malte Brun 1850
nameVariation4:
Canada Alaska Housewarming Gift Map Malte Brun 1850
nameVariation5:
Canada Alaska Ancestry Gift Map Malte Brun 1850
nameVariation6:
Canada Alaska Heritage Gift Map Malte Brun 1850
SKU:
1850maltebrun-048
Price: $199.99
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Product Description

This one of a kind original antique map of Canada and Alaska comes from Malte Brun's Atlas de la Geographie Universelle. Published by Garnier Freres at 6 Rue Des Saints-Peres in Paris circa 1850. This rare map of Canada and Alaska has a blank verso or back side, was printed on sturdy paper with vivid hand coloring. This old map of Canada and Alaska is truly a fine piece of history from the mid 1800's. Also known as British and Russian America as Alaska was still a Russian Possession at the time. This historic map of Canada and Alaska would make a fine addition to any collection, Canada and Alaska wall decor or gift. The total paper size for this map is approximately 14" x 11". Victor Adolphe Malte-Brun (25 November 1816 13 July 1889) was a French geographer and cartographer. He was born in Paris, France, the son of Conrad Malte-Brun, another geographer, of Danish origin, and founder of the Societe de Geographie. After having been professor of history in several colleges, he devoted himself especially to geographical studies. In 1851, Victor Adolphe Malte-Brun became a member of the Societe de Geographie, and quickly rose to be its secretary-general. He was also principal editor of the Nouvelles Annales des Voyage. He died in Marcoussis in the Essonne department and is buried in the Cimetiere du Montparnasse in Paris.