C1854

Victoria, or Port Phillip.

Fully hand coloured example of the most decorative c.19th map of Victoria produced at the time of the gold discoveries from The Illustrated Atlas by John Tallis. Inset views; Melbourne River Glenelg, Victoria. Kangaroo. Pair Aborigines, one shown wearing a Maori cloak. … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Victoria, or Port Phillip.

Date:

C1854

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

325mm 
x 260mm

Paper Size: 

365mm 
x 265mm
AUTHENTICITY
Victoria, or Port Phillip. - Antique Map from 1854

Genuine antique
dated:

1854

Description:

Fully hand coloured example of the most decorative c.19th map of Victoria produced at the time of the gold discoveries from The Illustrated Atlas by John Tallis. Inset views; Melbourne River Glenelg, Victoria. Kangaroo. Pair Aborigines, one shown wearing a Maori cloak. Warring natives.

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: 804.
Tooley, R.V. The Mapping of Australia. London 1979: 1234.


Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 1807340
State Library Victoria: MAPF 912 M36
David Rumsey Collection: List No: 0466.000

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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