Auction 111, Lot 507

"The Cross and the Crescent - Harper's Pictorial Map of the Seat of the War in the East", Harper's Weekly

Subject: Black Sea & Turkey

Period: 1877 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
30 x 21 inches
76.2 x 53.3 cm

A very well rendered bird's-eye panorama that is centered on the Black Sea and the Crimea. It covers the region from the Balkans and the Adriatic Sea, and east across Turkey to Baghdad. Includes the cities of Tripoli, Damascus and as far south as Tyre and Acre. In the background it extends north to include Warsaw and Vienna, the southern portion of Russia, and part of the Caspian Sea.

References:

Condition: A

A insignificant spots and one fold intersection split, still very good. Issued folding, now pressed.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $40

Closed on 6/8/2005

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