Herbinet, B.

1895

Manuscript map Iles Britanniques with submarine

Iles Britanniques

DESCRIPTION: Interesting manuscript French map "Iles Britanniques" with vignettes illustrating the prowess of those isles at a time when Britain ruled the waves. Shows major roads or railways.

Inset vignettes include:
  • A suspension bridge
  • A coal mine
  • An early submarine: "la Gombe. Bateau sous marine"
  • A transitional three-masted warship with supplemental steam power
  • A geyser
Beautifully signed in manuscript "B. Herbinet Avril 1895"

CREATOR: Herbinet, B.

PUBLICATION DATE: 1895

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: England

BODY OF WATER: English Channel

CONDITION: Good.  Good. Somewhat browned but solid.

COLORING: Hand-drawn and hand-colored at issue.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 16 " x 21 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 200

PRICE: $250


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