Eastern Hemisphere.


Title:
Eastern Hemisphere.
Date:
C1854
Mapmaker:
John Tallis (1817-1876)
Image Size:
255mm x 355mm (10.04" x 13.98")
Sheet Size:
168mm x 352mm (6.61" x 13.86")
Condition:
Two small imperfections at top sheet edge on either side of centrefold, otherwise in good condition.
Technique:
Hand coloured engraving.
Price:

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$A 550
Stock Number:
TALL POL 007 (NIPG) (C024)
Description:

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

Scenes are of indigenous peoples and fauna of the countries shown

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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