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Ottens’ Map of Algeria

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Ottens’ Map of Algeria

Date of publication:

  • c.1730
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 44.5 x 56 cm
  • Colour:

  • original
  • This map of Algeria features an inset of the Bay of Algiers.

    Ottoman Algeria was a hub of privateering and the Mediterranean slave trade. Well known to European map-makers since Roman times, the threat from the Barbary pirates kept interest in north Africa current. Read more

    Condition & Materials

    Copper engraving, 44.5 x 56 cms, original hand-colour, blank verso. Read less