1882 Ministere des Travaux Publics - Recettes des tramways de Paris...[data visualization]

Gorgeous statistical graphic plan of Paris depicting passenger movements in the year 1880

Title:

Recettes des tramways de Paris des bateaux-omnibus et du chemin de ceinture et mouvements des voyageurs dans les gares de paris en 1880.

Map maker:

Ministere des Travaux Publics; Imp. Monrocq

Place and Year:

Paris, 1882

Dimensions:

50.5 x 64.5 cm (19.9 x 25 in)

Technique:

Chromolithograph

Coloring:

Original colors

Condition Rating:

VG

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DETAILS

Detailed plan of Paris showing the movements of passengers between the different stations in the year 1880. Legends in the lower right and left corners, including the number of passengers, gross sales, among general sales per passenger.

Passenger numbers are visualized in the graphic style of Charles Joseph Minard, with line widths varying according to the data. In this sense, the map carries on the important French tradition in the field of information graphics.

 

From: Direction des Cartes, Plans et Archives, et de la Statistique Graphique. Album de Statistique Graphique. Juillet 1882. Paris. Imprimerie Nationale. 1882.

CONDITION NOTES

Folded map, with repaired tears on the verso in the lower part just running into printed area.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00548

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