Collection General Maps
Relief shown pictorially. In Ottoman Turkish. Maps based on William Faden's plates for his General atlas. Introductory text: Ucaletü'l-coğrafiyye / Mahmud Rai̇f. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Each map mounted on cloth. Black circle stamped on verso of each leaf. Decorative stamping and pencil or ink annotations in arabic or latin script on verso of some ...
- Contributor: Tab'hane-Yi Hümayun (istanbul, Turkey) - Faden, William - Mahmud Raif Efendi
- Date: 1803
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Relief shown pictorially. Text states the map was translated into Turkish in 967 (Oct. 1559 to Sept. 1560). Map based on Oronce Fine's cordiform map of 1534, according to Shirley's Mapping of the world, 1993. Hâci Ahmed is probably a pseudonym, possibly of Michele Membré and Nicolò Cambi. One of 24 impressions printed in 1795 from six woodcut blocks when found in the archives ...
- Contributor: Hâcı Ahmed - Fine, Oronce
- Date: 1795