Imperiia: a spatial history of the Russian Empire

Military-Topographical Map of the Crimean Peninsula

Full Title: To Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria, and the allied armies of France and England, this military topographical map of the Krima Peninsula : constructed and founded on the most recent astronomical observations, verified and completed from authentic military surveys of the staff of His Imperial Majesty's Quarter Master General's Department
Original Title (of 1816 edition): Military-Topographical Map of Crimea (Военно-топографическая карта полуострова Крыма)
Creator: Major General S. A. Mukhin
Publisher: Military-Topographical Depot
Date: 1817 (engraved and printed)
Date: 1854 (publication of English-language edition)

Format notes from the Harvard Library catalog entry

1 map on 4 sheets : col., cloth backing ; 120 x 223 cm., sheets 67 x 78 cm. or smaller. Relief shown by hachures. 
Scale [1:168,000]. 4 versts or 4666 2/3 English yards to an English in.
Title in English and Russian. Text, legend, and place-names in English. Statement in upper margin in English and 2 languages in Arabic alphabet. 
"Entered at Stationers Hall, London, Saturday 20th May, 1854." 
Originally printed on 10 sheets. 
Includes text, notes, population table, and hand colored inset of geology of Crimea and adjacent regions.
By Major General Mukhin, in the year 1816, by express command of Governor General & Aid de Camp Prince Volkonski 2nd during his administration of that country, is ... inscribed by ... Thomas Best Jervis ... ; the original map was engraved and printed at the Military Topographical Depôt, attached to the Etat-Major or Staff of His Imperial Majesty in the year 1817 = [Voennai︠a︡ topograficheskai︠a︡ karta Poluostrova Kryma : sostavlennai︠a︡ ... General Maīorom Mukhinym 1816 goda ... ; gravirovana i pechatana v Voennotopograficheskom depo pri Glavnom Shtabi︠e︡ Ego Imperatorskago Velichestva 1817 goda].

Where to find it

Source: Harvard Map Collection
Call Number: G7103.C7 1816

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