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Anaplus Bosphori Thacii

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Mortier, P.; Sanson, Guillaume
Place made: Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam
Date made: 1700
Materials: ink; color; paper
Measurements: 20 1/2 in x 24 1/2 in
Nomenclature: maps
Classification: cartography

hand-colored copperplate engraving of the straits of Bosphorus, centered on the region around Constantinople. The topography is depicted pictorially. The map is part of (Plate 53) P. Mortier's Atlas Antiquus, based upon the work of Nicolas Sanson. This map was drawn by Guillaume Sanson, the son of Nicolas Sanson.