A beautiful example of A. J. Johnson and R. Browning's 1861 map of Russia. Depicts the european portions of Russia from the Arctic Sea south to the Black Sea and Caspian Sea. extends west as far as Warsaw and east as far as Orenburg and Perm. Includes the Ukraine. 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 which liberated Russia's countless serfs. Features the strapwork style border common to Johnson's atlas work from 1860 to 1863. Published by A. J. Johnson and Browning as plate numbers 63-64 in the 1861 edition of Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas. This is the last edition of the Johnson Atlas to bear the 'Johnson and Browning' imprint. Subsequent editions reflect Ward's 1862 acquisition Ross C. Browning's shares in the firm.