Map of the Ottoman Empire The Black Sea and the Frontiers of Russia and Persia by James Wyld. Geographer to the Queen & H.R.H. Prince Albert. Charing Cross East. London.
Hand-coloured engraving. 520 x 692mm. 20½ x 27¼". Folded.
A map of the Ottoman Empire to include parts of Southern Russia, Asia and Europe. The dates seen in Russia refer to the year the Russians acquired control of those areas. Also included are insets of the port of Odessa, the harbour of Sebastopol, the port of Batoum, the Dardanelles and Bosphorus. Published to illustrate the Russo-Turkish borders at the beginning of the Crimean War.
[Ref: 26903] £220.00