"Russia", Gibson, John
Period: 1755 (circa)
Publication: The Universal Traveller…
Color: Hand Color
12.8 x 11 inches
32.5 x 27.9 cm
A strongly engraved map of Russia that extends to the Baltic, the Arctic and a portion of Siberia. Russia is shown with twelve districts, including Belgorod, Territory of the Cossacks, and Lapland. The roccoco cartouche and delicate compass rose complete the composition. Published by Thomas Salmon.
A nice impression on a sheet with a few minor creases. Lovely later color.