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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.
Language: French
Publish Origin:
Height: 38.4
Width: 56.7
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 600,000
Color Type: Outline Color
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Cartographer: J. Jules-Andre-Arthur Hansen
Engraver: Erhard
Publisher: Erhard Fres Freres
Other Contributors: Gustave Fraipont,
H. Le Soudier
Northernmost Latitude: 8.0
Southernmost Latitude: 6.0
Westernmost Longitude: 1.2
Easternmost Longitude: 3.55
Notes: [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
Last updated: Feb 3, 2022