Artist / Author / Cartographer:

Boucher, Lucien

Title:

World Map - Air France - Twin hemispere

Date:

1952

Medium:

lithograph, printed in colour

Size:

58.5 x 95.5 cms.

Description:

An attractive double hemisphere world map showing the airline routes of Air France in 1952. Elaborately decorated in the borders with people in native costumes and scenes from around the world.

 

The French artist Lucien Boucher was born in Chartres in 1889. He was an engraver and illustrator who specialised in illustrating books and making posters. He died in Paris in 1971. The map was drawn by the French artist Lucien Boucher and it was printed by Perceval in Paris. Text lower left reads, "Il a ete tire de ce planisphere 500 exemplaires sur Velin Canson et Montgolfier Numerotes de 1 a 500.

Framed

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Item Code:

MA7754

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