Tartary [or central parts of Asia]
Antique early 19th century atlas map with original hand colouring, 1817
Title of map: 'Tartary [or central parts of Asia]'
The image below shows an enlarged cross section from the centre of the map to
show the level of printed detail. This map is folding hence the centrefold line
may show on the image below:
A large detailed map showing Central Asia or "Tartary". The Great Wall of
China is marked, delineating the northern border of China with Chinese Tartary.
The Silk Road to the north of the Gobi desert is marked, as is Kara Kum, the
supposed situation of the capital of Zinghis Khan's Empire"
DATE PRINTED: Published in 1817. Engraved on 1st September 1814; this date is
marked on the map
IMAGE SIZE: Approx 52.0 x 61.5cm, 20.5 x 24.25 inches (Large); Please note
that this is a folding map.
ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Drawn & engraved by Nathaniel Robert Hewitt for
John Thomson's "New General Atlas"
PROVENANCE: "A new general atlas", consisting of a series of geographical
designs, on various projections, exhibiting the form and component parts of the
globe; and a collection of maps and charts, delineating the natural and
political divisions of the Empires, Kingdoms, and States in the World",
Edinburgh: Printed by George Ramsay and Company, for John Thomson and Company,
Edinburgh; Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, London; and John Cumming, Dublin
Thomson's New General Atlas]
TYPE: Antique early 19th century atlas map with original hand colouring
VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain
CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes
prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are
subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless
otherwise stated. I offer a no questions asked return policy - see below.
AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date
stated above. I do not offer reproductions. It is not a modern copy. The term
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original date of publication; it does not imply that the item is unique.
Print' means any image created by applying an inked block to paper or card
under pressure by any method including wood engraving, steel engraving,
copperplate, wood cut and lithography.
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