The Battle of the Alma, which is...
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Plan the Battle of the Alma. Old map Crimean War. Tallis 1860
Title: Plan the Battle of the Alma.
Description: The Battle of the Alma (20 September 1854), which is usually considered the first battle of the Crimean War (1853–1856), took place just south of the River Alma in the Crimea. An Anglo-French force under General St. Arnaud and Lord Raglan defeated General Menshikov's Russian army, which lost around 6,000 troops.
Crimean Peninsula, Caucasus, Balkans, Black Sea, Baltic Sea, White Sea, Far East
From: The Illustrated Atlas, And Modern History Of The World Geographical, ....
Hand painted antique engraving, full hand coloring..
A guaranteed genuine antique map.
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.
Sheet app.: 26.5 x 34.5 cm. 10.5 x 13.5 inches.
Condition: View overall very good, short borders, fold as published.