Credit Lyonnais Advertising Map
France, c. 1945
31 x 41 in (77 x 103 cm)
"Crédit Lyonnais Fondé En 1863 Afrique du Nord Union Française"
Translation: Crédit Lyonnais Founded In 1863 North Africa French Union
This beautifully detailed map shows many of the former French colonies of Africa, including Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal, and Cameroun. This map is meant to promote a French credit company and shows all the industries that can be found in the colonies, from gold mining to goat rearing. This is definitely an interesting piece of history to own!
Artist: Lucien Boucher
Printer: Perceval Paris
Condition: Good, some minor restoration done
Please note this is linen-backed on canvas.