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Original antique steel engraved map. With original hand-colour. Published by Tallis, 1851. Includes descriptive text. A decorative and detailed mid 19th century map which was drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin with vignette engravings by H.Winkle...

£200.00
Availability: IN STOCK
Product Code: 8W9Z4P
Image size: 32 x 25cm
Description:

Original antique steel engraved map.

With original hand-colour.

Published by Tallis, 1851.

Includes descriptive text.

A decorative and detailed mid 19th century map which was drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin with vignette engravings by H.Winkles and W. Lacy. Published for John Tallis's Illustrated Atlas(London & New York: John Tallis & co, c.1851). The Illustrated Atlas, published in 1851, was the last decorative world atlas.


John Tallis( 1817 - 1876) was an English cartographic publisher. His company, John Tallis & Company, published views, maps and atlases in 1838 to 1851.

Tallis set up as a publisher with Frederick Tallis in Cripplgate in 1842. The business moved to Smithfield in 1846, and was dissolved in 1849. From 1851 to 1854 Tallis operated as John Tallis & Company.