Anonymous
1880

Manuscript plan of Chalon-sur-Saône, France

Plan de deux enceintes primitives de Chalon sur Saône

DESCRIPTION: Fine manuscript pen and ink plan ca. 1880 titled: "Plan de deux enceintes primitives de Chalon sur Saone." Show the ancient city with the two ancient walls or "enceintes" at the village of Chalon-sur-Saône, France. Notes the location of many interesting sites including the "gibet" (gibbet) or post used as a gallows or place of execution.

With a unperforated red stamp bearing three circles ( the coat of arms of Chalon sur Saone) above the French medal Legion d'Honneur surmounted by a crown. Napoleon I awarded the Legion d'Honneur to the town of Chalon sur Saone in 1815 in recompense for their support during his Austrian campaign.

Top is oriented to the northeast. Shows the Saone river with bridges at right.

CREATOR: Anonymous

PUBLICATION DATE: 1880

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: France

BODY OF WATER: Saone River

CONDITION: Good.  On medium-weight wove paper. Dirty but solid. No tears or holes.

COLORING: None.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 7 " x 10 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 77

PRICE: $175

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