Auction 99, Lot 392

"The Crimea", Tallis, John

Subject: Ukraine

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: A

A few tiny tears in bottom margin, well away from border. Hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $60 - $70

Sold for: $30

Closed on 6/12/2002

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