C1854

New South Wales.

Superb fully hand coloured example of the most decorative colonial period maps of New South Wales, from the Illustrated Atlas, vignettes which include a view of Sydney Cove looking west, a scene on the River Murray and Grass Trees. From, Martin, … Read Full Description

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S/N: TALL-AM-NSW-054–189523
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Full Title:

New South Wales.

Date:

C1854

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

350mm 
x 250mm

Paper Size: 

278mm 
x 363mm
AUTHENTICITY
New South Wales. - Antique Map from 1854

Genuine antique
dated:

1854

Description:

Superb fully hand coloured example of the most decorative colonial period maps of New South Wales, from the Illustrated Atlas, vignettes which include a view of Sydney Cove looking west, a scene on the River Murray and Grass Trees.

From, Martin, M. The Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World Geographical..

References:
Phillips, P. A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress. Washington 1973: 822.
Tooley, R.V. Mapping of Australia. 1879: 1223

Collections:
David Rumsey Collection: List No: 0466
Yale University Art Gallery: Folio A 2019 38
National Library Australia: MAP T 1225

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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