BG-11793-31

Antique Map of Russia and Siberia by Migeon (1880)

  • Condition: Good, age-related toning. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1880
  • Overall size: 47.5 x 34.5 cm.
  • Image size: 41 x 28 cm.
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Description: Antique map titled 'Sibérie ou Russie d'Asie'. Migeon's map covers the Russian empire in Asia from european Russia and the Ural Mountains to the Bering Strait and from the Arctic Circle south as far as the Chinese empire. Parts of neighboring China including Japan and Korea, Hindustan, and european Russia are also detailed. The disputed sea between Japan and Korea is here identified as the 'Sea of Japan.' Migeon identifies various railway lines, rivers, mountain passes, lakes and other topographical features. This map originates from 'Géographie Universelle Atlas-Migeon' by J. Migeon.

Artists and Engravers: Published by J. Migeon. Reviewed by A. Vuillemin. Alexandre Vuillemin (1812-1880) was a cartographer and an book editor based in Paris, France.