"The Crimea", Tallis, John
Period: 1851 (circa)
Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World
Color: Hand Color
13 x 9.5 inches
33 x 24.1 cm
Detailed map of the Crimean Peninsula, outlined in yellow with the new telegraph line noted in red. The map includes a large inset of "Sebastopol before its investment by the Allies", and four (uncolored) vignettes: Sebastopol, Eupatoria, Bank of the Alma, and Balaklava Harbour. The map is surrounded in a delicately engraved border.
A few tiny tears in bottom margin, well away from border. Hinge tape on verso.