Pictorial Plan of Paris

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[Plan du] Nouveau Paris Monumental avec le parcours du Métropolitain – Itinéraire pratique de l’étranger dans Paris

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Title

Pictorial Plan of Paris

Mapmaker(s)

Garnier Frères

Engraver(s)

POULMAIRE, L

Publisher

Imprimerie Dufrénoy

Place of publication

Paris

Date of publication

1921

Colour

original

Printed Area Measurements

48.5 x 68 cm

Full Description

Folding plan of Paris, 48.5 x 68 cm, sheet size 56 x 75 cm, engraved by L Poulmaire, major public buildings shown in relief, Métropolitain and Nord-Sud underground lines overprinted in red, blank verso, folding into red cloth covers with index to streets and attractions etc, a little loose.

This well known series of bird’s-eye plans can be difficult to date precisely, but in this case 1921 seems most likely. Alma Station on Line 1 was renamed George V in 1920, and here retains its original name. However, the accompanying index appears to have been printed in 1921, and the Line 7 extension, which includes Pont Neuf, is shown as under construction (opened 1926).