1827 Vandermaelen - Partie du Caboul [Kabul]

Map of Kabul with detailed mountain ranges

Title:

Partie du Caboul

Map maker:

Philippe Vandermaelen, H. Ode

Place and Year:

Brusselles, 1827

Dimensions:

46.5 x 49 cm (18.3 x 19.3 in)

Technique:

Color lithograph

Coloring:

Colored

Condition Rating:

VG+

195.00
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DETAILS

Detailed map of portions of Afghanistan and Pakistan including Kabul, lithographed by H. Ode. One of 387 maps of the world produced in the same scale.

This map was the most detailed map of the region in 1827 and also one of the first maps produced through lithography. Notice the heavy mountainous regions of one of the most remote regions of the earth, even today.

Vandermaelen Philippe (1795 – 1869) was an eminent Belgian geographer and cartographer, famous for having designed a universal authority made Atlas and for having founded the Geographical Establishment of Brussels .

CONDITION NOTES

In very good condition on thick paper with usual age toning. No fold as produced.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00256

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