''MARNE'' Alexandre Vuillemin. Paris: J. Migeon, c. 1879. Engraved map with original hand-coloring. From the atlas LA FRANCE ET SES COLONIES.Image: 7 x 8 3/4’’)
This map depicts the Department of Marne in the Region of Champagne-Ardenne in France.
Surrounding the map are elaborate vignettes including a view of Châlons (capital of the Department), the Chalons coat-of-arms, and a portrait of Jean-Baptiste Drouet (Marshal of France; General in Napoleon’s Army). Topographical features are shown and major cities, towns, and waterways are identified.