Alexey Ilyin Afinogenovich( Lieutenant-General, cartographer)
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Biography Alexey Ilyin Afinogenovich
(1832 - 1889). In 1856, Mr.. graduated from the Academy of General Staff, was in the military-topographical depot, then at the Quartermaster General Chief of Staff, was later an official for special assignments at the head office of the General Staff. Lieutenant-General in 1888. Name Ilyina associated with the emergence and development of Russia's first private institution of cartographic. He began his work opening in 1859, in St. Petersburg, together with Colonel Poltoratsky, lithography, which has grown now to a certain "cartographic institution Ilyina". In 1867, Mr.. Ilyin, together with Lieutenant-General C. Zykov, began to publish a "World Traveler" (VII, 400), and since 1879. Journal of Nature and People "(see) The company issued a lot of geographical and statistical charts, album art, wall maps of all parts of the world and European countries for educational institutions, as well as a detailed atlas of Russia Empire and pr. In 1876, Mr.. edition of "World Traveler" began to publish an extensive geography Elise Reclus "Land and People", which until 1894. Volume XIII came. In addition Il'in published a pictorial album, "The peoples of Russia" (in 1878), a luxurious "a detailed atlas of all parts of the world" (1886), in memory of 25 years of cartographic firm, "Study on the atlas of Russian history" Zamyslovsky (3rd ed ., 1887) and many others. dp. At many international exhibitions card company Ilyina awarded along with the works of the Gotha Justus Perthes firm.