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Karte von der westlichen Tartarey

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Article ID ASX0465
Artist Bellin (1703-1772)
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was the first Ingenieur Hydrographe de la Marine, and also Official Hydrographer to the French King and one of the most important French cartographers of the mid-eighteenth century. Bellin produced a substantial number of important separately issued maps, particularly reflecting continuing discoveries and political events in the Americas.
Title Karte von der westlichen Tartarey
Year dated 1749
Description
Map shows Mongolia and the eastern  Mongolia in China. Its area is roughly equivalent with the historical territory of Outer Mongolia, and that term is sometimes used to refer to the current state. It is sandwiched between Russia to the north and China to the south, where it neighbours the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The area of what is now Mongolia has been ruled by various nomadic empires, including the Xiongnu, the Xianbei, the Rouran, the Turkic Khaganate, and others.
Place of Publication Paris
Dimensions (cm)22 x 30,5
ConditionVery good
Coloringcolored
TechniqueCopper print

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