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Tobias Conrad LOTTER (1717 - 1777).
RUSSO-TURKISH WARS: BATTLE OF CHESMA, TURKEY & LEMNOS, GREECE (1770): PLAN DES SCHLOSSES LEMNOS, WELCHES D.4. 8BR. 1770. CAPITULIRTE / PLAN DU CHATEAU DES LEMNOS, QUI CAPITULA CE 4. 8BR. 1770. / BESCHREIBUNG WELCHE DIE ATTAQUE DER RUSSISCHEN MIT DER TÜRKI
Augsburg, . 1771 - Copper engraving with original hand colour (Very good, excellent original colour and strong engraving impression, a tiny tear in the fold) 62 x 53 cm (24.4 x 20.9 inches). A rare broadside map depicting the Battle of Chesma in Turkey and Lemnos in Greece (1770), fought during the Russo-Turkish War of 1768–1774. - This rare and highly attractive separately-issued maps with stunning original colour were printed on one sheet and were originally meant to be separated.The upper map shows the surrender of Myrina (Kastro) on the Greek island Lemnos on Ocrober 4 1770. The In city was besieged for 60 days by Count Orlov during the Russo-Turkish War of 1768–1774. When the fortress surrendered, the Ottoman fleet attacked the Russian vessels in Mudros Bay and forced the Russians to withdraw on October 24.The lower map depicts the action of the Battle of Chesma (Çe?me, 1770), a momentous victory by the Russian Navy over the maritime forces of the Ottoman Empire. The battle marked a turning point in that it hailed the fall of Turkish maritime hegemony over the Aegean and the Black seas and the rise of the Russia as an international naval power. The battle was one of the two greatest events of the Russo-Turkish War of 1768 – 1774, a critical conflict that gave Russia control of the Crimea and parts of the Caucuses.The Battle of Chesma and Lemnos occurred within the context of the Russo-Turkish War of 1768 - 1774. The war was the latest in a series of conflicts between the Ottoman Empire and Russia, which revolved around control of what is now the Ukraine. … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor [München, Germany]
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