Collection Items

  • Map
    Economic Map of Georgia.
    Carte économique de la Géorgie
    This economic map of the Democratic Republic of Georgia in French was produced in 1918, the year in which Georgia declared its independence from the Russian Empire under a social democratic government. The map shows the borders of the new republic with Circassia (the Mountainous Republic of the Northern Caucasus) in the north, Turkey and the Republic of Armenia in the south, and Azerbaijan...
    • Contributor: Lobrot (Firm) - Babet, Victor
    • Date: 1918
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Map
    Generalʹnai︠a︡ Karta Gruzii Sʺ pokazaniemʺ pochtovykhʺ i bolʹshikhʺ proi︠e︡zzhikhʺ dorogʺ, stant︠s︡iĭ i razstoi︠a︡nii︠a︡ mezhdu onymi verstʺ.
    Генеральная Карта Грузiи Съ показанiемъ почтовыхъ и большихъ проѣзжихъ дорогъ, станцiй и разстоянiя между оными верстъ.
    This 1823 map of Georgia is from a larger work,Geograficheskii atlas Rossiiskoi imperii, tsarstva Pol'skogo i velikogo kniazhestva Finliandskogo (Geographical atlas of the Russian Empire, the Kingdom of Poland, and the Grand Duchy of Finland), containing 60 maps of the Russian Empire. Compiled and engraved by Colonel V.P. Piadyshev, it reflects the detailed mapping carried out by Russian military cartographers in the first quarter...
    • Contributor: Frolov (Engraver) - Pi︠a︡dyshev, Vasiliĭ Petrovich - Russia. General Staff. Military Topographical Depot
    • Date: 1823
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Gubernii︠a︡ Tifliskai︠a︡.
    Губерния Тифлиская.
    This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards-one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province's culture, history, economy, and geography. The front of the card depicts such distinguishing features as rivers, mountains, major cities, and chief industries. The back of each card contains a map of...

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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Gubernii︠a︡ Kutaĭskai︠a︡.
    Губерния Кутайская.
    This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards-one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province's culture, history, economy, and geography. The front of the card depicts such distinguishing features as rivers, mountains, major cities, and chief industries. The back of each card contains a map of...

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  • Periodical
    Ōratsʻoytsʻ Annual Description based on: 14. tari (1873).

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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Georgian women in holiday attire in the park of Borzhom]
    Armi︠a︡nki v prazdnichnom nari︠a︡di︠e︡. [Artvini︠e︡] (Armenian women in holiday attire) [Artvin]
    1 negative (3 frames) : glass, b&w, three-color separation ; 24 x 9 cm.
    • Contributor: Prokudin-Gorskiĭ, Sergeĭ Mikhaĭlovich
    • Date: 1905
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Gruzii︠a︡.
    Грузия.
    This early-19th century playing card is from a set of 60 such cards, each devoted to a different province or territory of the Russian Empire, which at the time included the Grand Duchy of Finland, Congress Poland, and Russian America. One side of each card shows the local costume and the provincial coat of arms; the other side contains a map. This card depicts...
    • Contributor: Gribanov, K. M.
    • Date: 1800
    • Resource: - 2 pages

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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Kavkazskiĭ kraĭ.
    Кавказский край.
    This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards-one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province's culture, history, economy, and geography. The front of the card depicts such distinguishing features as rivers, mountains, major cities, and chief industries. The back of each card contains a map of...

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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [View of Tiflis from Botanic mountain]
    Vid na Tiflis s ploshchadki t︠s︡erkvi Sv. Davida (View of Tiflis from the grounds of Saint David Church)
    1 negative (3 frames) : glass, b&w, three-color separation ; 24 x 9 cm.
    • Contributor: Prokudin-Gorski , Serge Mikha Lovich - Prokudin-Gorskiĭ, Sergeĭ Mikhaĭlovich
    • Date: 1905
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Khlopok. V Botanicheskom sadu v Sukhumi e 1 negative (3 frames) : glass, b&w, three-color separation ; 24 x 9 cm. | Man standing next to cotton plants.
    • Contributor: Prokudin-Gorski , Serge Mikha Lovich - Prokudin-Gorskiĭ, Sergeĭ Mikhaĭlovich
    • Date: 1905
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Obshch vid Likanskago dvort s a ot r. Kury 1 negative (3 frames) : glass, b&w, three-color separation ; 24 x 9 cm.
    • Contributor: Prokudin-Gorski , Serge Mikha Lovich - Prokudin-Gorskiĭ, Sergeĭ Mikhaĭlovich
    • Date: 1905
  • Map
    Persia, or the Safavid Kingdom.
    Persia sive Sophorum Regnum
    This decorative and detailed map of Persia is by Willem Janszoon Blaeu (1571-1638), a Dutch cartographer, globe maker, and publisher. Blaeu trained with the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe and began producing maps and charts in the early years of the 17th century. In 1633 he became the official cartographer for the Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC--Dutch East India Company). Blaeu is best known for his...
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon
    • Date: 1635
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Map
    "The Daily Telegraph" War Map of Egypt and the Near East (Number 6). This general map of the Middle East was published in London 1918. It shows Anatolia, Egypt, and the Arabian Desert. Despite the title, it is not focused on the region as a theater of battle. The political borders shown on the map are vague, except for the eastern border of Egypt and the Iranian and Russian frontiers. The map was issued at the end...
    • Contributor: The Daily Telegraph - Gross, Alexander
    • Date: 1918
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Map
    New and Accurate Map of Arabia, Asian Turkey, etc..
    Nieuwe en naukeurige kaart van Arabien Asiatisch Turkyen enz
    Emanuel Bowen (circa 1694-1767) enjoyed great renown as a cartographer, engraver, and publisher of maps. His prolific output and ability was recognized to such an extent that he was official engraver both to King George II of Great Britain and to King Louis XV of France. The map presented here was created and first engraved by Bowen, and it appeared in several of his...
    • Contributor: Jagen, Jan Van - Bowen, Emanuel - Bachiene, Willem Albert
    • Date: 1769
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Map
    Western Asia.
    Asie occidentale
    This map of western Asia dating from 1809 is by Pierre M. Lapie (1779-1850). It covers the region between Novgorod and Arkhangelsk, Russia in the northwest and the mouth of the Indus River in the southeast. The southern coast of the Arabian (Persian) Gulf appears as an almost smooth gentle curve, broken only by the mouth of large river called Aftan (present-day Wadi al-Sahba,...
    • Contributor: Lapie, M. (Pierre) - Diot, Mrs - Chamouin, Jean Baptiste Marie, 1768 - Prudhomme, Active 18th Century-19th Century - Malte-Brun, Conrad - Giraldon-Bovinet, Flourished
    • Date: 1809
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Map
    Lands of the Emperor of the Turks or the Ottoman Sultan in Asia, Africa, and Europe.
    Estats de l'empire du Grand Seigneur des Turqs ou Sultan des Ottomans en Asie, en Afrique, et en Europe
    This map shows the Ottoman Empire as it was conceived in Europe in the last quarter of the 17th century. It is a reprint, dated 1679, of an earlier edition possibly included in a series of world atlases published by Nicolas Sanson (1600-1667) in the middle of the century. The map shows geological features, such as rivers, deserts, and mountain ranges. Cities and towns...
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1679
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Map
    The Eastern Basin of the Mediterranean, the Red Sea, and the Persian Gulf.
    Il Bacino orientale del mediterraneo il mar rosso ed il golfo persico
    This undated Italian map of the Middle East was published by the firm G.B. Paravia of Turin, Italy. It is a political map marking the boundaries of states and empires at the date of printing, probably at the very end of the 19th century. A clue to dating is the designation of Somalia Italiana (Italian Somalia). A series of Italian protectorates was established in...
    • Contributor: Salussolia - Paravia (Firm)
    • Date: 1890
    • Resource: - 1 page
  • Map
    Turkish Empire.
    Tvrcicvm imperivm
    This detailed map of the Turkish Empire at the height of its powers was produced in Amsterdam by Willem Janszoon Blaeu (1571-1638) in about 1635, when the Ottoman territories included the Balkans, Anatolia, the Levant, and parts of Hungary, Ukraine, North Africa and Arabia. The map centers on the eastern Mediterranean (marked Mare Syriacum, or Syrian Sea) and northern Arabia, and it extends from...
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Joan - Blaeu, Willem Janszoon
    • Date: 1635
    • Resource: - 2 pages

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    Map of the Turkish Empire.
    Turcici Imperii Imago
    This map shows the Ottoman Empire as it appeared in the early 17th century. It details Ottoman territories in Asia, Africa, and Europe, and includes Persia, Transcaucasia, Ethiopia, and other surrounding lands. Topographic features, place-names, and populations are definitively marked, although the nomenclature of the time differs markedly from that used today. The Red Sea is termed the Sea of Mecca, for example, and...
    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerhard - Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1600
    • Resource: - 2 pages

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