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A monumental Persian map

Title
[Map of Persia].
Publication date
[c1880].
Dimensions
1460 by 1460mm. (57.5 by 57.5 inches).
Price
SOLD
Reference
1894

Description

Lithograph map, printed in two colours and finished in outline by hand, dissected and mounted on linen, some minor loss at corners, label in Persian to verso.

Notes

A monumental near square wall map of Persia in Persian. Relief is shown with brown lithograph "hairy caterpillars", small inset map of Tehran at bottom left. The map carries some toponymic manuscript annotations in red ink, written in German ("Baku"; "Tiflis"; "Teheran"; and "Kaspischer Meer").

Bibliography

Not in Alai, Cyrus., 'General maps of Persia 1477-1925', Brill, 2010.