"Imperii Russici et Tartariae Universae tam majoris et Asiaticae quam minoris et Europae Tabula…", Homann Heirs
Subject: Northern Asia, Russian Empire
Period: 1739 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
21.8 x 19 inches
55.4 x 48.3 cm
Great copper-engraved map of the Russian Empire in both Europe and Asia. The map extends to include Japan and much of China. Two decorative cartouches, one showing Anna I Ivanovna Romanov, Empress of Russia, who reigned from 1730-40. The title cartouche shows a bear hunt in progress.
Original color. Hinge remnants on verso.