BG-04691

Nieuwe Kaart van Tartarie (..) - Tirion (c.1732)

  • Condition: Very good, contemporary hand coloring. General age-related toning, please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1732
  • Overall size: 55 x 43 cm.
  • Image size: 35 x 28 cm.
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Description: Antique map of Tartary titled 'Nieuwe Kaart van Tartarie na de alderlaatste ondekking int ligt gebracht tot Amsterdam door Isaak Tirion'. Map op Siberia and Chinese tartary. In the north Novaya Zemlya curls back to attach itself to the mainland by a narrow isthmus. In the east Kamchatka reaches down almost to Japan.

Artists and Engravers: Isaak Tirion, a Dutch publisher in Amsterdam, was born 1705. He produced serveral Atlases and Dutch town plans. The maps mainly based on those of Guillaume de l'Isle.