In 1886, Forest  founded his publishing house of maps and plans, mappemondes, globes, terrestrial and celestial spheres, paintings and wall maps for education at 17-19, rue de Buci in Paris and remains at 1, place du 13 October in Bagneux. Suppliers to schools since 1889, approved by the Ministry of Public Instruction, it also offered a lighter globe in its catalog. This type of fancy globe is also available in globe-bar versions for example.This map mention the occupation of a part of Germany at the conclusion of WWI , so it is early 1920.

it include all of the road , train and river used at the time for transportation .

H.30.5 x 28 , good condition , water color border , linen backed . 

Joseph Forest large map of France with train line and navigable river 1919