Rare detailed French Navy map dealing with the planning of the Suez Canal, Egypt. Below a longitudinal profile of the canal.
Made by Anonymous after Revue Maritime.
Medium: Engraving on wove (vellin) paper.
Sheet size: 86 x 33.5 cm (33.86 x 13.19 inch).
Condition: very good, given age. Original folds as issued. Tear at left, backed. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
SUEZ CANAL-EGYPT-LONGITUDINAL PROFILE | PCO-B5-09
From ‘Revue Martime et Coloniale’, a periodical published in Paris from 1861-1896 by the French ‘Ministere de la Marine et des Colonies’. This item was published in 1869.