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Homann, Johann Baptist [Baptiste]
Generalis Totius Imperii Russorum Novissima Tabula...
Nuremberg, [1720]

Antiquarian map of the Russian Empire

Size in inches: Image size 19" x 22.5"

Size in centimeters: Image size 48.5 x 57 cm

Comments: Large format and highly detailed map of Imperial Russia, at the beginning of the period when Russia was aggressively exploring the Pacific Ocean and Arctic Seas. Depicts Russian Empire and northern China covering the region from Finland and the Black Sea through Kamchatka in great detail. It is fully engraved to represent the topography of the region and colored to show the various Tartar tribes. A great whaling scene is engraved in the Arctic Ocean and the large title cartouche is surrounded by figures representing royalty and learning.


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Item ID: 03982x


Culture Fine Art Arts Artist Artists Russian Russia Engraving Engravings Engraver Engravers Imperial Tsar Tsars Czar Czars Czarism Tsarism Nobleman Noblemen Gentry Map Maps Geography Geographic Cartography 18th XVIII Century
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