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 One Of Homann's Most Interesting And Influential Maps Poster featuring the photograph 1725 Homann Map Of The Caspian Sea And Kamchatka by Paul Fearn

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1725 Homann Map Of The Caspian Sea And Kamchatka Poster

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1725 Homann Map Of The Caspian Sea And Kamchatka poster by Paul Fearn.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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One of Homann's most interesting and influential maps, this 1725 map depicts the Caspian Sea and the Peninsula of Kamchatka. Essentially two maps in one, Homann here juxtaposes two opposite parts of Asia: the Caspian Sea, which forms part the western border of Asia and Europe, and the Peninsula of Kamchatka, the easternmost known point in continental Asia. While this combination may seem odd to us today, to the 18th century European, reared on the works of Marco Polo and steeped in the legends of wealth associated with the orient, it represented the legendary Silk Route across Asia as well as the eastern and western most claims of the expanding Russian Empire. During this period, both the Caspian Sea and Kamchatka were actively being explored by European powers eager to exploit the riches of Asia. The left hand map, focusing on the Caspian Sea, marks a significant step forward in the mapping of this region, reflecting the 1719 - 1721 survey work of the Russian navy officer Karl van Ve...

About Paul Fearn

Paul Fearn

My passion is Photography and Aviation or is that Aviation and Photography ! I hope you enjoy my photographs.

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