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Catalog Number 2005.74.56
Object Name Map
Accession number 2005.74
Other number CM-FR1-1
Description French printed road map, in color, of France titled "Nouvelle Carte De France: Belgique, Bords du Rhin, Suisse, Etc." Map includes western parts of Switzerland and Germany. Insert in upper right corner includes Paris and the surrounding areas. Inserts in the lower left includes French colonies in Africa, Asia, South American, and the Pacific Ocean. Insert in the lower right is of Corsica. Additions made by hand in black and red ink to indicate the front, military routes and areas held by the 35th Division. A legend for the additions is located on the left margin near the top of the map. Part of a map series titled "Cartes Routieres pour Automobilistes, Cyclistes, etc." Original map date is unknown. Map edited by A. Taride.

Handwritten on back of map: "Map of France / Showing / 1- Western Front - Aug. 1914 / to Nov. 11 - 1918 / 2- Sectors held by 35th Div. / 3- Routes travelled [mark-out] / Sgt. S.M. Willis / Hdq. Detch. 35th Div. / A.E.F."

85 x 103.7 cm.

From the service of Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis, Service No. 1446764, Headquarters Company, 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division, A.E.F.
Date n.d.
People Willis, Sidney Morse
Subjects World War I
Search Terms 35th Division
Title French Road Map titled "Nouvelle Carte De France: Belgique, Bords du Rhin, Suisse, Etc."
Area / Region France
Publisher A. Taride, Editeur
Series Cartes Routieres pour Automobilistes, Cyclistes, etc.
Pub Place Paris, France
Scale 1: 265,000