Derbent, een Stadt gelegen aen de Kaspische zee, nevens het gebergte Kaukasus.
Coloured engraving, plate 225 x 270mm (8¾ x 10½"). Large margins.
Derbent, now a city in the Republic of Dagestan, Russia, located on the Caspian Sea. At the time this print was made it was still under Persian rule, although it changed hands frequently throughout the 18th century until it permanently became part of Russia in 1813. Plate to Schenk's 'Hecatompolis' (1702), which included one hundred profile views of cities throughout the world.
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