This antique map, created in 1665 and titled ‘L’Evesché D’Aire’, depicts a region in southwest France. ‘L’Evesché’ translates to ‘the bishopric’, referring to the area’s historical ties to the Catholic Church.

France in the early 17th century was a period of great change and upheaval. The country was ruled by the Bourbon dynasty, with King Louis XIII and his son, Louis XIV, overseeing a period of centralisation and increased state power. The period was marked by religious conflicts, including the Huguenot Wars, and by the growth of France’s overseas empire.

The region depicted on this map, located centrally between Mont-de-Marsan, Dax, and Orthez, was an important centre for agriculture and trade. The area was known for its production of wine, as well as for its textile industry. The map may show details such as roads, rivers, and towns, providing insight into the region’s

Some place names that may be covered by the map: Grenade Sur L'adour, Narrosse, Montagut, Pontonx Sur L'adour, Eyres Moncube, Vic-En-Bigorre, Bordères Et Lamensans, Aire Sur L'adour, Classun, Labouheyre, Mourenx, Hinx, Saint Maurice Sur Adour, Montsoué, Rion-Des-Landes
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.

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

Real World Example

Model is 5'4" (1.60m)

Dimensions

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

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)

Dimensions

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

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)

Dimensions

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

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)

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: Landes, Gers, Orthez, Bascons, Mont De Marsan, France, Aire Sur L'adour, Grenade Sur L'adour, Artassenx, Saint Pierre Du Mont

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Eco credentials

Sustainably sourced paper or wood

From sustainable forests.

Plastic free

Contains no plastic.

Water-based inks

Printed using water based pigment inks.

Recyclable

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.