Author: Aristide Michel Perrot
Date published: 1823Copper engraving, original outline hand colouring. Engraved by Blanchard. Overall size in hinged off white fully conservation mount and back (so floating freely apart from two pieces of archival tape) 22cms x 27.8cms; image size: 76mm x 125mm. Map in centre of very elaborate border featuring grapes, hanging rabbit or hare, clocks showing different times, canon, bayonet, wine bottles etc Some browning to sheet edges under mount else very good condition. Aristide Michel Perrot. 1753-1879, French Geographer. He worked with engraver Adrien Migneret (1786-1840) and text for his maps and books was by George Bernard Depping. Perrot specialised in miniature maps, elaborately engraved by Madame Migneret amongst others,rivers and towns are shown, but no scale. His miniature maps of Britain, Ireland, France and the world are scarce and collectable.