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1950 Map of North Africa, Cie Gle Compagnie Generale Transatlantique

$750.00
  • 1950 Map of North Africa, Cie Gle Compagnie Generale Transatlantique

Unknown

1950 Map of North Africa, Cie Gle Compagnie Generale Transatlantique

$750.00

Date: 1950
Size: 39 x 25 inches
Artist: Unknown

This map was created by the Compagnie Generale Tansatlantique (General Transatlantic Company) in collaboration with French colonial government in North Africa. The Compagnie Generale Transatlatinque opened in 1861 and was known overseas as the "French Line". In its present iteration, it is known as "CMA CGM S.A.," the third largest container company in the world. The vintage map shows North Africa in detail, focusing specifically on its developed road network and its bustling ports with regular ferry services to France. This piece is was recently linen backed and is in great condition.