C1748

RUSSIA-Plan De La Forteresse De Tobolsk.

C.18th engraved plan of Tobolsk, Tyumen Oblast, Russia, located at the confluence of the Tobol and Irtysh Rivers. It is the historic capital of Siberia. From Prevost, A. Histoire Generale Des Voyages. Paris

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S/N: HGDV-1809-EU-RUS–308824
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Full Title:

RUSSIA-Plan De La Forteresse De Tobolsk.

Date:

C1748

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

275mm 
x 190mm

Paper Size: 

355mm 
x 255mm
AUTHENTICITY
RUSSIA-Plan De La Forteresse De Tobolsk. - Antique Map from 1748

Genuine antique
dated:

1748

Description:

C.18th engraved plan of Tobolsk, Tyumen Oblast, Russia, located at the confluence of the Tobol and Irtysh Rivers. It is the historic capital of Siberia.

From Prevost, A. Histoire Generale Des Voyages. Paris

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 - 1772)

Bellin was a French multifaceted hydrographer and geographer had an incredibly successful 50 year career producing maps. His illustrious career started at just 18 years of age when he was appointed Chief Cartographer to the French Navy in 1721. His attention to detail, accuracy and high standard of workmanship resulted in him playing an integral role to France’s leadership in European cartography. In addition to being the Chief Cartographer of France’s hydrographic office, he was also a member of the Académie de Marine, the Royal Society of London, and the Philosophes (French intellectual group).

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