"Mare Baikal cum partibus Fluviorum Lenae Argun Selengae et Angarae", Treskot, Johann
Subject: Russia in Asia
Period: 1772 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
22.5 x 17.8 inches
57.2 x 45.2 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 around Lake Baikal. The map provides great detail of the rivers and lakes, forests, mountains and settlements. Engraved by Christoph Melchior Roth.
Original color. Bit of faint toning and soil. Remnants of framing hinges on verso.