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Voyage Illustre dans Les Cinq Parties Du Monde

 Digital Record
Identifier: VBI_000505


  • Creation: c. 1850


Conditions Governing Use

Access to the Theodore Newton Vail Collection of Aeronautical Images, Broadsides and Clippings is not authorization to publish. Separate written application for permission to publish must be made to the Institute Archives. Copyright of some items in this collection may be held by respective creators, not by the donor of the collection.

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

Box 23

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Physical Description



2 pages; 36.9 x 26.1 cm

General Note

Frontispiece depicting images from the travel book, “Voyage Illustre dans Les Cinq Parties Du Monde” [Illustrated Voyage To The Five Corners Of The World] by Adolphe Laurent Joanne. At center in front of a large globe, a woman wearing a laurel wreath on her head is seated writing in a book. Various people and animals from around the world are gathered behind her. Books, instruments and weapons lie in front of her, and famous buildings and landscapes are shown in the background. A balloon flies overhead. The verso contains the start of chapter one and an illustration of a funeral procession.

Repository Details

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