Sebastopol Crimean War Battle Plan Sevastopol Tallis 1859
Description: Fine antique map of the Siege of Sevastopol lasted from September 1854 until September 1855, during the Crimean War.
The city of Sevastopol was the home of the Tsar's Black Sea Fleet, which threatened the Mediterranean. The Russian field army withdrew before the allies could encircle it. The siege was the culminating struggle for the strategic Russian port in 1854–1855 and was the final episode in the Crimean War.
Origin: The Illustrated Atlas, And Modern History Of The World Geographical.
John Tallis (1838-51) founder of Tallis and Co., London map publishers who traded under various names: L. Tallis, Tallis & co, John Tallis, John Tallis & co. (London & New York) between 1838 and 1851.
After 1850-51, their maps were published by the London Printing and Publishing Co., London and New York. The Illustrated Atlas of the World, published in 1849 with the maps and decorative vignette’s engraved and drawn by J. Rapkin, was one of the last atlases to be truly decorated.
Original Antique Steel Plate Engraving, Hand Colored. Engraving is Absolutely Guaranteed authentic original map. A Certificate of Authenticity will be on request forwarded for each individual map or print.
Size: Sheet app.: 34.5 x 27 cm. 13.5 x 10.5 inches. Condition: View overall good, centre fold as published.