This French map of Paris appears to be a late 1800s reproduction of a famous 1575 map. The piece was hand colored. Buildings are done in a peach color. Waterways in blue. Nice emblems in the two top corners and scene renderings in the lower two corners. The original was done by a cartographer named Ioffe De Reveau. On older paper, with watermark type imprint on the bottom, not a dot matrix rendering here.
The map is entitled, "Lutetia vulgo Paris Anno 1575", Lutetia being the original name of Paris, named after the swamp that is now the Ile de la Cite. That title is noted in the top left corner. Then in the lower right hand corner the map says, "Veve De La Tour De Nelle Du Pre Aux Clers". The map is framed in a slender wood frame and is in good condition with no visible defects. We did not examine the map outside of the frame.
Measurements are: frame 20 1/2" by 16 1/2", actual map is 18 1/8" by 14 1/8".
Antique Map Lutetia Vulgo Paris Anno 1575 Late 1800s Reproduction