This coloured print shows a map of the Ottoman empire with Northern Africa, Arab countries, Turkey, the south of Europe, Georgia.
Made by Anonymous after Jacques Chiquet.
Medium: Engraving / etching / handcoloured on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 25.2 x 20 cm (9.92 x 7.87 inch). Image size: 21.7 x 16.5 cm. (8.54 x 6.5 inch).
Condition: fair, given age. Folds as published. Brownish spots. Remains of tape in corners. Upper left corner paper loss. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
OTTOMAN EMPIRE-ARABIA-MIDDLE EAST | RBOS-A8-22
This attractive print was published by J. Chiquet in Paris c.1719. This ed. has no legend at bottom left, but a inset map of the Sahara.
Biography artist: Cartographer: Jacques Chiquet (c.1673-1721) was a French cartographer, engraver and print seller in Paris.