C1854

British Guayana

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

$A 110

S/N: TALL-082-CA–189445
(C025)
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Full Title:

British Guayana

Date:

C1854

Condition:

In good condition with centre fold as issued

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

250mm 
x 350mm
AUTHENTICITY
British Guayana - Antique Map from 1854

Genuine antique
dated:

1854

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

John Tallis (1817 - 1836)

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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