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1890 Wood Engraved Physical Map Gaul Alex Bertrand Dolmen Tumuli Archeology XHB4

1890 Wood Engraved Physical Map Gaul Alex Bertrand Dolmen Tumuli Archeology XHB4

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This is an original 1890 color wood engraved map by Alex Bertrand, Director of the Museum of Saint-Germains. It illustrates the primary locations where dolmen and tumuli (historically used to mark grave sites) were discovered in ancient Gaul.

CONDITION

This 121+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. Original mailing center crease. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note the original vertical crease line, which may be difficult to see on the digital image.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraved Map; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 9.5 inches; 27 x 24 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of superb lithographed and relief block maps which highlight the spread of the Roman Empire throughout its expansion and the reigns of leaders such as Diocletian and Julius. It explores the territory and provinces as they would have been during Hannibal's crossing and the Roman Civil Wars, and provides a unique look at Gaul and the Mediterranean during this epic time in European history. It's uncommon to find these prints online, as they come from a limited edition (396th out of the 750 that were produced), and their overall quality and incredible condition speak for themselves.

Keywords specific to this image: historical, discovery, tumulus, dolman, excavation, Europe, geographical, Alps, Pyrenees, Iron Period

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