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1680. Taurica Chersonesus, Hodie Przecopsca, at Gazara dicitur.

  • Taurica Chersonesus, Hodie Przecopsca, at Gazara dicitur.

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Resolution size (pixels): 
 13603x10927 px
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 24.724MiB
Number of pages: 
 1
Place: 
 London
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  188.93 х 151.76
Printing at 150 dpi 
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Printing at 300 dpi 
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Taurica Chersonesus, Hodie Przecopsca, at Gazara dicitur.

Detailed map of the Ukraine and surrounding regions between the northern coast of the Black Sea and Moscow.

Shows ports, fortified cities and the mouths of the Danube.

Two decorative cartouches.

Peter Schenk the Elder (1660-1711) moved to Amsterdam in 1675 and began to learn the art of mezzotint. In 1694 he bought some of the copperplate stock of the mapmaker Johannes Janssonius, which allowed him to specialize in the engraving and printing of maps and prints. He split his time between his Amsterdam shop and Leipzig and also sold a considerable volume of materials to London.

Peter Schenk the Elder had three sons. Peter the Younger carried on his father’s business in Leipzig while the other two, Leonard and Jan, worked in Amsterdam. Leonard engraved several maps and also carried on his father’s relationship with engraving plates for the Amsterdam edition of the Histoire de l'Académie Royale des Sciences.  


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Year of creation:
Size:
13603x10927 px
Disk:
24.724MiB
Number of pages:
1
Place:
London
Author:
Peter Schenk. Gerard Valk.
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