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- Published: John Tallis & Company , London & New York
- Published date: 1851
- Type: Antique Map, map
- Issue date: 1851
- Technique: Steel engraving, hand colored.
- Size: 252 by 325mm (10 by 12¾ inches).
- Stock number: 29632
- Condition: In excellent condition.
Steel engraving, hand colored in outline and wash. Decorative antique map of the Independent Tartary with many details. It shows the regions between the Caspian Sea and Lake Bakquash and between Russia and Afghanistan. Included is the ancient silk route, the kingdoms of Khiva, Tartaria, Kokand and Bokhara. Three beautiful vignettes with Tartars on a journey, a horseback bride chase, and a tartar campsite. The actual map was drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin. The illustrations were engraved by various artists: R. Radclyffe, W. Lacy, J. Rogers, J. H. Kernot, J. B. Allen, T. Fleming, H. Winkles, R. Baker after drawings by H. Warren, H. Winkles and H. Wray.