Constantinople and the Bosphorus Adalar Hagia Sophia 1855 Rapkin map
Constantinople and the Bosphorus Adalar Hagia Sophia 1855 Rapkin map Constantinople and the Bosphorus Adalar Hagia Sophia 1855 Rapkin map Constantinople and the Bosphorus Adalar Hagia Sophia 1855 Rapkin map Constantinople and the Bosphorus Adalar Hagia Sophia 1855 Rapkin map
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Constantinople and the Bosphorus: Showing the Fortifications of that Celebrated Channel, Also those on the Shores of the Black Sea.

(Europe, Ottoman Empire Constantinople, Bosphorus, Hagia Sofia, Golden Horn, Fortifications, Princes Islands).

Issued c. 1855, London by The London Printing and Publishing Company. Map engraved by J. Rapkin.

Mid 19th century engraved with old outline hand color. Inset of a floor plan of Hagia Sophia and the Princes' Islands (Adalar).

Nice looking example, small scattered age spotting, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.

Sheet Measures c. 10 3/4"H x  7 3/4" W.

Engraved Area Measures c. 9 1/2" H x 6 1/4" W.

Cartographic Reference(s):
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4.

[R23264].