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SYRIA 1851

SYRIA 1851
SYRIA 1851
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A fine reproduction map of SYRIA.

A highly decorative and detailed mid-19th-century map of ‘Syria’ (Syria, Lebanon, Palestine/Israel, and Gaza) which was drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin (vignettes by H. Warren & J. Rogers) and published in John Tallis’s Illustrated Atlas And Modern History of the World. (London & New York: John Tallis & co, c.1851).

It covers from the Gulf of Iskenderun to the Dead Sea and includes modern-day Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and parts of Jordan and Turkey. The map includes beautiful illustrations by H. Warren of baggage camels, Jerusalem, and Arabs. This time in history marks the decline of the Ottoman Empire, which Syria was part of, but largely ignored by world affairs.  

CARTOGRAPHER: JOHN TALLIS

YEAR: 1851

  • Our products are beautifully handmade, linen-backed reproductions of rare vintage maps and illustrations, which are folded in order to fit into a marbled slipcase.
  • Our maps and illustrations are printed on archival matte paper by using pigmented ink to ensure longevity.
  • Please note that actual colours may vary due to monitor settings.
  • Maps are hand cut and will have approximate sizes.