Anonymous
1930

Fragments of a manuscript illustrated map of the Caucasus early oil industry

Fragments of a illustrated map of the Caucasus early oil industry

DESCRIPTION: Fragments of a larger manuscript pictorial map ca. 1930 of the Soviet Caucasus with early oil industry views. The fragments feature inhabitants of the republics in traditional outfits, some views of the oil derricks and traditional "bazaar" (marketplaces). Illustration of oil derricks show them enclosed in a fabric-covered frame to protect the drilling equipment against the very harsh cold.

The first fragment features Tajik, Turkmen & Uzbek ASSR. The second fragment features Dagestan ASSR, Kabardino-Balkar ASSR, Transcaucasian SFSR and other autonomous republics.

Attributed to a GIZ / IZOGIZ State design bureau worker. Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. Ink, pencil, gouache on paper.

CREATOR: Anonymous

PUBLICATION DATE: 1930

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Russia

BODY OF WATER: N/A

CONDITION: Good.  Clean with no notable issues. Lacking margin.

COLORING: Hand color.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 6 " x 10 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 2

PRICE: $190

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