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  • MUSEUM QUALITY INKS AND PAPER: Printed on thick 192gsm heavyweight matte paper with archival giclee inks, this historic fine art will decorate your wall for years to come.
  • VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: Add style to any room\'s decor with this beautiful print. Whether your interior design is modern or classic, a map is never out of fashion.
  • FRAME READY: Your unframed poster will arrive crease-free, rolled in a sturdy mailing tube. Many maps fit easy-to-find standard size frames 16x20, 16x24, 18x24, 24x30, 24x36, saving on custom framing.
  • ATTENTION TO DETAIL: We edit every antique map for image quality, color and vibrance, so it can look its best while retaining historical character. Makes a great gift!
  • Watermarks will not appear in the printed picture. Some blemishes, tears, or stamps may be removed from the final print.
A delightfully whimsical 1846 map of Africa, from a German kinderatlas or children's atlas. The map covers the entire continent from the Mediterranean Sea to Cape Town. Also includes the island of Madagascar. The whole is surrounded by a wide border featuring charming vignettes meant to illustrate the peoples and cultures of the region. These include a tiger being strangled by an anaconda, a camel, a crocodile, a giraffe, and equestrian figures. The map is accompanied by its adjacent page, which includes a poetic history of Africa in German gothic type. The wonderful and rare map was drawn by Anst. V A. Boeden of Berlin for inclusion as plate no. in xVIII in the 1846 issue of Julius Loewenberg's Geographische Landerfibel.
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