1969 Kamel - Pictorial map of the United Arab Republic

SOLD: 1969 map of the short-lived United Arab Republic with pictorial vignettes

Title:

1969 Kamel - Pictorial map of the United Arab Republic

Map maker:

K. Kamel; Ministry of Tourism in Egypt

Place and Year:

Cairo, 1969

Dimensions:

57 x 66 cm (22.5 x 26 in)

Technique:

Offset printing

Coloring:

Printed colors

Condition Rating:

VG+

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DETAILS

Fine map of the United Arab Republic depicting railroads, cultivated land, oil fields, with pictorial vignettes of ancient monuments and important historical places, along with an illustrated inset of Aswan Dam.

The verso includes information in both English and Arabic.

The United Arab Republic (UAR; Arabic: الجمهورية العربية المتحدة‎ al-Jumhūrīyah al-'Arabīyah al-Muttaḥidah) was a state, and between 1958 and 1961, a short-lived political union between Egypt and Syria. The union began in 1958 and existed until 1961, when Syria seceded from the union after the 1961 Syrian coup d'état. In 1971 the UAR was renamed the Arab Republic of Egypt. The president was Gamal Abdel Nasser.

CONDITION NOTES

Excellent.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00525

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