AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE

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Victor Levasseur


Amerique Septentrionale

Engraving, hand colored, c.1847.
10 3/4 x 16 13/16" (272 x 429mm).
Good condition. Full original color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 47370
Price: $585.00
Publisher : Published by Pelissier, Paris.
Map of North America with Texas shown as a Republic and California still part of Mexico. Alaska is labeled "Amerique Russe." In the Pacific Northwest, the northern U.S. boundary is placed at the "Fifty- Four Forty" line that almost led to war with England. Around the map is a lush tableau depicting American scenery with native flora and fauna. Maps

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