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A locally-printed plan of French colonial Hanoi

LIBRAIRIE-EDITIONS CULTURELLES.

Bàn dô Thành-ph'ô Hanoi. Plan de Hanoi.
Hanoi, c.1950. Lithographic map, printed in blue. Sheet 750 x 495mm.

Minor restoration, laid on canvas. Some mss. annotations.

A sketch map of Hanoi, lettered in a mix of Vietnamese characters and the French names used before Ho Chi Minh established the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1954. Examples include the publisher's address of '61, Francis Garnier', a road named after the French officer who captured Hanoi in 1873.
Among the pencil annotations are two crosses on the Pont Doumer (Long Biên Bridge), perhaps marking a target or where the bridge has been already damaged in fighting.


Stock ID : 20726

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£1,350

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Stock Id :20726

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A locally-printed plan of French colonial Hanoi

LIBRAIRIE-EDITIONS CULTURELLES.

Bàn dô Thành-ph'ô Hanoi. Plan de Hanoi.
Hanoi, c.1950. Lithographic map, printed in blue. Sheet 750 x 495mm.

Minor restoration, laid on canvas. Some mss. annotations.

A sketch map of Hanoi, lettered in a mix of Vietnamese characters and the French names used before Ho Chi Minh established the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1954. Examples include the publisher's address of '61, Francis Garnier', a road named after the French officer who captured Hanoi in 1873.
Among the pencil annotations are two crosses on the Pont Doumer (Long Biên Bridge), perhaps marking a target or where the bridge has been already damaged in fighting.


Stock ID : 20726

£1,350

£1,350

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