British Guayana


Title:
British Guayana
Date:
C1854
Mapmaker:
John Tallis (1817-1876)
Image Size:
350mm x 250mm (13.78" x 9.84")
Condition:
In good condition with centre fold as issued
Technique:
Hand coloured engraving.
Price:

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$A 110
Stock Number:
TALL 082 CA (KOL) (C025)
Description:

Fully hand coloured example of one the most decorative C19th maps of Guayan from The Illustrated Atlas by John Tallis. With decorative border surrounds and vignettes views of:

Georgetown, Christmas Cataract, River Berbice, Ataraipu- or The Devil's Rock
Biography:

John Tallis (1817-1876) 
Bookseller and publisher of maps and atlases who produced the famous atlas of maps, 'The Illustrated Atlas, and modern history of the World'. The maps were drawn by John Rapkin (1813-1899) and were beautifully decorated with vignette views and local fauna and flora of the areas depicted.


John Rapkin (1813-1899)
Rapkin was a mapmaker and engraver who is best known for his superb engraving on John Tallis publications.

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