This large-scale map produced by Geographer to the Queen of Scotland, Alexander Keith Johnston was published in 1861 in his “Royal Atlas of Modern Geography.” Johnston apprenticed to James Kirkwood & Sons, Engravers in 1820. In 1826, he partnered with his brother William in W. & A.K. Johnston. He Died July 9th, 1871 in Yorkshire. Outlines on this map of western Russia are hand colored. The incredible level of detail provided is unique to this Scottish mapmaker. This map shows all topography including mountains and physical features, rivers and lakes, cities and towns, provinces and regions, wagon trails, railroads, forts, and battles. The decorative border shows latitude and longitude.
Condition: Very Good
Map Maker: Alexander Keith Johnston
Coloring: Original Hand Outline Color