Historic Map - France - The Hook Nosed Lady - 1868

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Geographical fun : being humourous outlines of various countries, with an introduction and descriptive lines / by "Aleph". - France

This unique map of France was originally produced in 1868 by William Harvey, also known as "Aleph". This map first appeared in his atlas "Geographical Fun: Being Humourous Outlines of Various Countries".

Map text:

A hook-nosed lady represents fair France,
Empress of cooks, of fashions, and the dance.
Her flatt'ring glass declares that vict'ry pwer,
Beauty, wealth, arts, are her imperial dower.