Auction 115, Lot 559

"Tabula Geographica Generalis Gubernii Archangelopolitani In suas Provincias divisi", Schmidt, Jacob F.

Subject: Russia

Period: 1773 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 18 inches
57.2 x 45.7 cm

This is a very scarce regional map prepared for Peter the Great's survey and published by the Geographic Department of the Imperial Academy of Science. It shows the region north and east of St. Petersburg, extending east to include Berezovo and the river Ob, and southeast to include Jnizhniy Novgorod. Sheet is filled with minute detail and embellished with a fine title cartouche.

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Condition: B

Original color with some minor uneven toning. Couple of minor tears in blank margins, not affecting map. Remnants of framing hinges on verso.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 6/21/2006

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