This antique map, created in 1665, is titled ‘[left] Lovdonois Lavdvnvm; [right] Mirebalais’. Translated from Latin, this means ‘Loudun, the City of Praise; Mirebalais’. France in the early 17th century was a kingdom ruled by Louis XIII, with Cardinal Richelieu as his chief minister. The country was recovering from the devastation of the Thirty Years’ War and was experiencing a period of cultural and artistic flourishing known as the Grand Siècle (Great Century). The economy was largely agricultural, with wine production being a major industry. The map may show various towns and villages in the region, including Châtellerault, Monts-sur-Guesnes, and Prinçay, which are located centrally. However, the map is likely to be more focused on the geographic features of the area, such as rivers, forests, and hills.

Some place names that may be covered by the map: Cernay, Saint Nicolas De Bourgueil, Latillé, Neuville De Poitou, Vouneuil-Sous-Biard, Ligugé, Savigny Sous Faye, Saint Christophe, Migné-Auxances, Parnay, Fontaine Le Comte, Musée Du Moteur, Vendeuvre-Du-Poitou, Airvault, Jaunay-Clan
Our reproduction map prints (also known as Giclée Prints) are available as standard on a premium quality heavyweight matt, truly archival fine art paper with a smooth finish. This museum quality fine art paper is extremely consistent and works perfectly with our largest reproductions allowing for crisp details at the smallest scale. The matte finish of this material emphasises different highlights and tones in the original art. These old map prints will hold their colour and remain vivid and true to the original for at least 100 years when framed and kept out of direct sunlight.
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Sizing Information

Dimensions

in Centimetres: 30 x 40cm
in Inches: 12 x 16"

Note that this is a borderless print; the image will be printed to the very edge of the paper size stated above.

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Real World Example

Model is 5'4" (1.60m)

Dimensions

in Centimetres: 60 x 45cm
in Inches: 18 x 24"

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Real World Example

Model is 5'4" (1.60m)

Dimensions

in Centimetres: 80 x 60cm
in Inches: 24 x 32"

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Real World Example

Model is 5'4" (1.60m)

Dimensions

in Centimetres: 75 x 100cm
in Inches: 32 x 40"

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Real World Example

Model is 5'4" (1.60m)

Dimensions

in Centimetres: 100 x 135cm
in Inches: 40 x 53"

Note that this is a borderless print; the image will be printed to the very edge of the paper size stated above.

Should you require a custom border or margin please get in contact before purchasing.

Real World Example

Model is 5'4" (1.60m)

Modern day map

More place names that may be covered by this map: Deux Sèvres, Prinçay, Châtellerault, Scorbé Clairvaux, Loire, Indre Et Loire, Western France, France, Berthegon, Saint Jean De Sauves

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Print and packaging widely recycled.

Eco credentials

Water-based inks

Printed using water based pigment inks.

Plastic free

Contains no plastic.

Sustainably sourced paper or wood

From sustainable forests.

Recyclable

Print and packaging widely recycled.