''HAUTE-VIENNE'' Alexandre Vuillemin. Paris: J. Migeon, c. 1879. Engraved map with original hand-coloring. From the atlas LA FRANCE ET SES COLONIES. (Image: 8 3/4 x 7’’)
This map depicts the Department of Haute-Vienne in the Region of Limousin in France.
Surrounding the map are elaborate vignettes including a view of Limoges (capital of the Department), the Limoges coat-of-arms, and a portrait of Jean-Baptiste Jourdan (Marshal of France; fought in the American Revolutionary War). Topographical features are shown and major cities, towns, and waterways are identified.