1886 Dosseray Map of Brabant Province, Belgium

Brabant-dosseray-1886
$300.00
Nouvelle Carte Routière et Administrative du Brabant contenant les noms de toutes les communies, des principaux hameaux, les chemins de fer, station, routes, canaux, etc. etc. - Main View
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1886 Dosseray Map of Brabant Province, Belgium

Brabant-dosseray-1886

Early Tourism Map.
$300.00

Title


Nouvelle Carte Routière et Administrative du Brabant contenant les noms de toutes les communies, des principaux hameaux, les chemins de fer, station, routes, canaux, etc. etc.
  1886 (dated)     27.5 x 36.75 in (69.85 x 93.345 cm)     1 : 100000

Description


This is an 1886 Jean Dosseray map of Brabant Province in Belgium. The map was published to capitalize on the growing ease of rail travel and the rise of commercial tourism. Numerous cities and towns are identified throughout the province, with Brussels (the capital of Belgium and the province) and Louvain shaded red. Major roads, railroads, and canals are illustrated as well.
Brabant Province
Established in 1830 after the Belgian Revolution, Brabant Province was the only Belgian province that did not border another country. In the early 1960s, the language border between the Dutch and French-speaking regions was established, along with a bilingual Brussels. The Brussels-Capital Region was created in 1989, and in 1995 Brabant province was divided into Dutch-speaking Flemish Brabant and French-speaking Walloon Brabant.
Publication History and Census
This map was created and published by Jean Dosseray in 1886. This is the only known surviving example.

Cartographer


Jean Dosseray (1868 - 1904) was a Belgian publisher and editor active in Brussels during the late 19th century. He published science-based baps for schools and tourists. Learn More...

Condition


Very good. Dissected and mounted on linen. Old linen stable.