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Map General-Karte des Türkischen Reiches in Europa und Asien : nebst Ungarn, Südrussland, den kaukasischen Ländern und West-Persien

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Title

  • General-Karte des Türkischen Reiches in Europa und Asien : nebst Ungarn, Südrussland, den kaukasischen Ländern und West-Persien

Names

  • Kiepert, Heinrich, 1818-1899, cartographer.
  • Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874, collector.
  • Dietrich Reimer Verlag (Berlin, Germany), publisher.

Created / Published

  • Berlin : Verlag von Dietrich Reimer, 1855.

Headings

  • -  Turkey--Maps
  • -  Turkey--Administrative and political divisions--19th century--Maps
  • -  Turkey--History--Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918--Maps
  • -  Middle East--Maps
  • -  Balkan Peninsula--Maps
  • -  Turkey
  • -  Middle East
  • -  Balkan Peninsula

Genre

  • Wall maps

Notes

  • -  General-content wall map of the Ottoman Empire (which included much of the Middle East and part of the Balkan Peninsula).
  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Title from map area and from blue printed title sheet affixed to cloth backing verso (identical titles).
  • -  Prime meridians: Greenwich, Ferro, and Paris.
  • -  Hand colored to emphasize boundaries and coastlines.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  When affixed to the cloth backing the map sheet was sectioned to 16 panels to enable folding.
  • -  Handwritten (cursive script) inked identification slip affixed to cloth backing verso: Millard Fillmore, Bo't at Berlin, Oct. 20, 1855, $2.50.
  • -  Vault

Medium

  • 1 map : color, mounted on cloth backing ; 83 x 118 cm, folded to 22 x 31 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G7430 1855 .K5

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2018588036

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Kiepert, Heinrich, Cartographer, Millard Fillmore, and Publisher Dietrich Reimer Verlag. General-Karte des Türkischen Reiches in Europa und Asien: nebst Ungarn, Südrussland, den kaukasischen Ländern und West-Persien. Berlin: Verlag von Dietrich Reimer, 1855. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018588036/.

APA citation style:

Kiepert, H., Fillmore, M. & Dietrich Reimer Verlag, P. (1855) General-Karte des Türkischen Reiches in Europa und Asien: nebst Ungarn, Südrussland, den kaukasischen Ländern und West-Persien. Berlin: Verlag von Dietrich Reimer. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018588036/.

MLA citation style:

Kiepert, Heinrich, Cartographer, Millard Fillmore, and Publisher Dietrich Reimer Verlag. General-Karte des Türkischen Reiches in Europa und Asien: nebst Ungarn, Südrussland, den kaukasischen Ländern und West-Persien. Berlin: Verlag von Dietrich Reimer, 1855. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018588036/>.