C1854

Egypt and Arabia Petrea

Tallis map of Eygpt, superbly embellished  with numerous vignettes which are from top left; 1. Mosque of Sultan Hassam Grand Cairo 2. Great Spinx Ghizeh 3. Ruins of the Great Temple Karnac 4. Alexandria At lower left and right are … Read Full Description

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S/N: TALL-66-AFR–189477
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Full Title:

Egypt and Arabia Petrea

Date:

C1854

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

255mm 
x 360mm

Paper Size: 

277mm 
x 370mm
AUTHENTICITY
Egypt and Arabia Petrea - Antique Map from 1854

Genuine antique
dated:

1854

Description:

Tallis map of Eygpt, superbly embellished  with numerous vignettes which are from top left;

1. Mosque of Sultan Hassam Grand Cairo
2. Great Spinx Ghizeh
3. Ruins of the Great Temple Karnac
4. Alexandria

At lower left and right are a pair of obelisks and rams head figures at top of the a pediment.

Tallis, from the Tallis Atlas

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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