Manuscript map. Pencil crayon and ink on thick Vidalon-Les-Annonay paper. 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches.
Lovely manuscript map rendered in yellows and greens of central Ile de la Cite, describing ancient Paris. Many streets and buildings were demolished as the city modernized. A carefully drawn look into the Parisian past. Montgolfier embossed stamp in corner.