A monumental Persian map

[Map of Persia].

Asia Persia
  • Publication date: c1880
  • Physical description: Lithograph map, printed in two colours and finished in outline by hand, dissected and mounted on linen, some minor loss at corners, label in Persian to verso.
  • Dimensions: 1460 by 1460mm. (57.5 by 57.5 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 1894


A monumental near square wall map of Persia in Persian. Relief is shown with brown lithograph “hairy caterpillars”, small inset map of Tehran at bottom left. The map carries some toponymic manuscript annotations in red ink, written in German (“Baku”; “Tiflis”; “Teheran”; and “Kaspischer Meer”).


  1. Not in Alai, Cyrus., 'General maps of Persia 1477-1925', Brill, 2010.