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Number: 260
Continent: Africa
Region: West
Place Names: Dahomey, Benin
Year of Origin: 1892
Title: Dahomey & pays limitrophes / carte dresseee d'aprees les plus reecentes explorations par J. Hansen, Geographe 1892.
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Language: French
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Size Class.: Medium
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Color Type: Outline Color
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Cartographer: J. Jules-Andre-Arthur Hansen
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Publisher: Erhard Fres Freres
Other Contributors: Gustave Fraipont,
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Notes: [PENDING Pahor source] scarce, separately issued map of Dahomey (today Benin), made from an original design by the cartographer Jules-André-Arthur Hansen, with illustrations by the prominent poster artist Gustave Fraipont, a veritable pageant of imagery and propaganda that introduces Dahomey to the French public and seeks to convince them of the value of the country and the need the need to ?civilize? it, issued towards the beginning of the Second Franco-Dahomean War, whereby France conquered Dahomey. Colour lithograph (45 x 65 cm (17.7 x 25.6 inches).
Last updated: Nov 17, 2021