An antique map from the atlas "Geographical fun : being humourous outlines of various countries, with an introduction and descriptive lines by "Aleph" ( William Harvey). The atlas consists of twelve allegorical colour lithographic maps of European countries which are all are based on pictures drawn by Lilian Lancaster in her fifteenth year to amuse and entertain her sick brother. Published in 1868. The following verse appears beneath the map :-
Peter, and Catherine, and Alexander,
Mad Paul, and Nicholas, poor shadows wander
Out in the cold; while Emperor A. the Second
In Eagles, Priests, and Bears supreme is reckoned.
Approx 20cms by 24cms.