C1874

Jamaica

Fully hand coloured example of one the most decorative C19th maps of Jamaica from The Illustrated Atlas by John Tallis. With decorative border surrounds and vignettes views of: Kingston, Sugar Mill, ‘Flying fish’, Port Antonio, Port Royal Harbour.

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S/N: TALL-084-CA–189507
(C025)
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Details

Full Title:

Jamaica

Date:

C1874

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

355mm 
x 270mm

Paper Size: 

362mm 
x 277mm
AUTHENTICITY
Jamaica - Antique Map from 1874

Genuine antique
dated:

1874

Description:

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

Kingston, Sugar Mill, ‘Flying fish’, Port Antonio, Port Royal Harbour.

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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