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  • MUSEUM QUALITY INKS AND PAPER: Printed on thick 192gsm heavyweight matte paper with archival giclee inks, this historic fine art will decorate your wall for years to come.
  • VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: Add style to any room\'s decor with this beautiful print. Whether your interior design is modern or classic, a map is never out of fashion.
  • FRAME READY: Your unframed poster will arrive crease-free, rolled in a sturdy mailing tube. Many maps fit easy-to-find standard size frames 16x20, 16x24, 18x24, 24x30, 24x36, saving on custom framing.
  • ATTENTION TO DETAIL: We edit every antique map for image quality, color and vibrance, so it can look its best while retaining historical character. Makes a great gift!
  • Watermarks will not appear in the printed picture. Some blemishes, tears, or stamps may be removed from the final print.
A rare example of Colton's 1858 map of eastern europe. Centered over Russia, the map covers Norway, Sweden, Turkey and Greece, and parts of Germany, Prussia, Italy and Austria. This beautiful hand colored map is a copper plate engraving, featuring a delicate floral style border only used by Colton in this particular atlas. It offers fine detail throughout with elevation rendered by hachure. Divided and color coded according to country, shows major towns and cities, railroads as well as geological features such as lakes and rivers. Russia at this time was under the suzerainty of Tzar Alexander the II. Alexander is best known for his liberal reforms including the emancipation Reform of 1861, considered to be the most important event in 19th century Russian history, which liberated Russia's countless serfs. Although this particular map is not dated, it is issued as part of the1859 edition of Colton's Illustrated Cabinet Atlas and Descriptive Geography.
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