Maps: 1876 - 1900
KUK - Austro-
Hungarian - maps were
produced (with some
exceptions) by state-
run K.u.K. MGI.
(
Kaiserlich und Konig-
lich
Militaergeo-
grafisches Institut,
Military-Geographic
Institute). The most
known map type, so-
called. “Specialkarte,“

1:75 000
scale, was
revised and printed in
several editions, and,
after the fall of the
Austro-Hungarian
Empire, was re-used by
many countries of
Central and Eastern
Europe.
1876 Kowno
1876 KUK Wiljna
1882 Augustin
von Edmond
Dubail: "EUROPE
CENTRALE
(PARTIE
ORIENTALE),"
Paris, 52 x 39
cm, from "Atlas
St. Cyr.,"also titled
"Atlas Universel
de Geographie
Moderne.".
From
www.davidrumsey.
com  
1882 "Letts Popular
Atlas:" "Russia (Poland),"
London, published 1881 -
84 in four volumes. Also
a
DETAIL image (AK)
1888 Kovno Guberniya.
From the U.S. Library of
Congress
1889 Bibliog. Inst. Leipzig: "POLEN U.
WESTRUSSLAND," 12 x 10 inches. Also two
DETAIL images, and the cover of the atlas
it came from: the 4th edition of  "Meyers
Konversations- Lexicon," consisting of 16
volumes, appeared in 1885-90
1890 Pompei Nikolaevich  
Batyushkov: "Бѣлоруссія и Литва
"
(Belorussia and Litva)
. From
wikicommonss via the British Library
1893 Richard
Andree:  "WEST-
RUSSLAND," 40 x
28 cm, from
Andree's "Allge-
meiner Handatlas in
91 Haupt und 86
Nebenkarten."  
From
miklianmaps.com
1895 (left) and 1896 (right)  versions of Bibliograph-
isches Inst. Leipzig's: "WEST- RUSSLAND," 10 x 12
inches, as published in "Meyers grosses Konversations-
Lexicon."
1897 "RUSSIA
..." 10.4 x 14.75
inches, from
"The Century
Atlas."
(AK)
1898 Bibliog. Inst.
Leipzig: "MITTEL U.
WEST RUSSLAND."
1900 Bibliog. Inst.
Leipzig:
"WEST-
RUSSLAND UND
OSTZEE-
PROVINZEN."
1890 - 1907:
"Brockhaus and Efron
Encyclopedic
Dictionary," published
in 86 volumes in Russia
1890 - 1907. These
images of  Russia's
Gubernias, arranged in
their relative
geographic positions, are
part of the dictionary's
public domain 235
maps, 121,240 articles,
and 7800 images. :
Pskov
Kovno & Courland
Livland & Estonia
Vilna
Vitebsk
Minsk
Grodno
1895 Two versions of Bibliographisches
Institut Leipzig's: "RUSSISCHE OSTSEE-
PROVINZEN LIVLAND, ESTHLAND, KUR-
LAND," the left at
1:3 700 000, the
right at
1:2 250 000, both from the
German encyclopedia "Meyers grosses
Konversations-Lexicon," published
1885-1907.
The version at near right is AK; the
version at far right is from eBay
1887 Ludwig Ravenstein: "Atlas des
Deutschen Reichs,"
1:850 000, plate
depicting East Prussia and the Memel
region. Also a
DETAIL image.  From Univ.
of Wisconsin Digital Collection
1880 Jacob Kuyper (geographer/mapmaker): "RUSLAND (POLEN)"
and "RUSLAND (OOSTZEEPROVINCIEN)," Amsterdam, both 7.5 x
9.25 inches, lithographs from G.L. Funke's "Wereld- Atlas voor
Kantoor en Huiskamer," published 1880-82.
c1900-1907 Paul Langhans: "Nationalitaten-Karte der Provinz Ostpreussen..." (East Prussian Communities by Mother Tongue),
Gotha, published in 1907 by Justus Perthes at a scale of
1:500 000, distinguishing between German-, Polish- and
Lithuanian-speaking communities. With higher-resolution
DETAIL images of the Memelland, Lithuania Minor, and communities
near Kovno and Suwalki guberniyas.
From www.gauss.suub.uni-bremen.de/suub/hist/index
1882 (Anon.): "Neben-
sicht der Truppen Disloka-
tionen an der deutsch-
russischen Grenze"
(Lo-
cations of troops along the
German-Russian border).
From www.karty.by
1883 "Letts Popular Atlas:"
"Russia (Sheet 3 of 9),"
London, 35 x 41 cm.
From
www.davidrumsey.com
1879 Keith Johnston:
"BASIN OF THE BALTIC,"
Edinburgh, 47 x 58 cm.,
at
1:2 400 000, from
Keith Johnston's Atlas.
From www.davidrumsey.com
1881 (Anon.): "CARTE
DES PARTAGES DE LA
POLOGNE," Paris, at
1:6
000 000
, with all
notations handwritten.
From www.karty.by
1879 Keith Johnston:
"SOUTH-WEST RUSSIA
[also] Showing the extent
of THE KINGDOM OF
POLAND previous to its
partition in 1772," Edin-
burgh and London, at
1:3
456 000
. From
www.davidrumsey.com
1890 Matīss Siliņš: "Latvijas Karte," Riga.
This is the first detailed map of Latvia in
Latvian made by the founder of Latvian
national cartography Silinš was a
historian, ethnographer and translator.  
as an appendix to the publication “Atbalss
kalendārs.”
From the National Library of Latvia
via the Europeanlibrary.org
1883 "Letts Popular
Atlas: "Russia (Sheet
5 of 9)," London,
32 x 44 cm, at
1:2,217,600.
From www.david
rumsey.com
1881 (dated 1879) Adolph
Stieler: "Sud-Schweden,
die Russischen Ostersee-
Provinzen, Polen, &
West-Russland," Gotha,
36 x 42 cm, from his
"Hand Atlas Uber Alle
Theile Der Erde..."
From
www.davidrumsey.com
1898 Henry Lange: "Karte
von Liv. Est. und Kurland
..," Riga, 68 x 70 cm.
From
the Bibliotheque Nationale de
France, via
www.theeuropeanlibrary.org
c1876 "Карта Виленской
губернiи."
From the US
Library of Congress via
easteurotopo.org
1882 (Anon.): "Russl-
and, Westliche Gou-
vernements," Leipzig,  
10 x 12 inches.
From
heshke7 on eBay
1876 "Карта Ковенской
губерiи."
From the US
Library of Congress via
easteurotopo.org
1876 "Карта Витебской  
губерiи."
From the US
Library of Congress via
easteurotopo.org
1900 Antanas Maciejauskas: "Žemlapis
Lietuviškai Latviško krašto" / "Karte von
LLittauer - Lettenland Mastalas"
(Map of
Lithuanian and Latvia Borders)
, St.
Petersburg. Censorship halted its
distribution, but a legal case was won over
the existing ban on publications using non-
Cyrillic alphabets.
From The WROBLEWSKI
LIBRARY OF THE LITHUANIAN ACADEMY OF
SCIENCES: http://elibrary.mab.lt/
1897 Konstantin
Sluchevsky: "Карта
Сѣверо-Западу Россіи"
(Map, Northwest Russia),
St. Petersburg, with
water and land/railroad
routes.
From the British
Library via europeana.eu
1897 (Anon.): "КАРТА
ВНЛЕНСКОЙ
ГУБЕРНIИ"
(Map of
Vilna guberniya)
. From
wikimedia
c1900 В.П. Семенова: КАРТА ВЕРХНЯГО
ПОДНБПРОВЬЯ И ЬБЛОРУССИ"
(Map of
the Upper Dnieper and Belarus).
From the US
Library of Congress via www.mapywig.org
1882 Blackie &
Sons Atlas:
"Baltics,"
Edinburgh.
1880 J.J.E. Reclus
(geographer) - C.E. Perron
(mapmaker) - Hachette
(publisher): "No 88
--Vilno,"
Paris, 11 x 5
cm, a woodcut from the
19-volume "La Nouvelle
Géographie universelle..,"
published 1875-94.
From
adriaticprints on eBay
1886 Carl Graef: "Die
Preussischen Provinzen
Preussen und Posen und
das Königreich Polen,"
Weimar, 55 x 63 cm, pub-
lished by the Geograph-
isches Institut.
From
www.davidrumsey.com
www.
theprintscollector.com
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