"Regno di Persia", Albrizzi/Tirion
Subject: Central Asia
Period: 1740 (circa)
Publication: Atlante Novissimo che Contiene Tutte le Parti del Mondo
Color: Black & White
14.4 x 11.5 inches
36.6 x 29.2 cm
This beautifully and boldly engraved copper plate map covers the region from western Turkey and Arabia through present-day Afghanistan and Pakistan. Features fortified cities, cities, towns, rivers and topography. Decorated by a simple block-style title cartouche with three distance scales.
A dark impression on watermarked paper with light toning along the centerfold and faint offsetting.