Plate showing the French navy Evolution squadron (a squadron of warships of the French Navy cruising in peacetime for the purpose of training their crew) firing salute shots on the arrival of Emperor Napoleon III at Marseille in 1865.
Made by Kerjean after Lugeol.
Medium: Tone lithograph on wove (vellin) paper.
Sheet size: 29.5 x 23.5 cm (11.61 x 9.25 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Original folds as issued. Some foxing/browning, which can be removed on request. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
FRENCH NAVY-EVOLUTION SQUADRON-NAPOLEON-MARSEILLE | PCO-B5-10
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.