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Olearius 1656 Karta Wolgae 01.jpg
This map of the Volga River appears in Adam Olearius, Vermehrte Moscowistische und Persianische Reiseebeschreibung ... (1656)

This is a composite map made in WorldMap projecting the location of state, church, and private gardens around the outskirts of Astrakhan' in 1774.

This is a manuscript map, kept in the Department of Manuscripts, Library of the Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg). It was created between 1700 and 1705 and features prominently both the trading quarters of the city and some of the city's gardens.

1737 Blackwell Mulberry.jpg
This is a botanical illustration of the black mulberyy (Morus nigra vulgaris) taken from Elizabeth Blackwell's 1737 "A Curious Herbal," plate 153.

1753 Handway title.jpg
This 4 volume work by Jonas Hanway details much of the economic activity enriching the Russian Empire along the edges of the Caspian Sea in the 1740s and 50s.
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