Title: Venezuela, New Granada, Equador and the Ghayanas.

By: Rapkin, J (JOHN TALLIS)

Map id: 51314
Publisher: The London Printing and Publishing Company
Published date: 1851

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Venezuela, New Granada, Equador and the Ghayanas.

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Steel engraving with original outline hand colouring augmented by exquisite later hand colouring of the border and vignettes. Overall size in off white fully conservation grade mount and back decorated with a v groove : 47.6cms x 41.2cms. Image size : 328mm x 253 mms including publisher's imprint. Vignettes by H.Winkles & engraved by W.Lacey, of Fall of the Bagota ; Paramaribo ; Chimborazo. Uncommon UNFOLDED example. The maps of the countries of the world published by Tallis are very finely engraved : over twenty different artists were employed in the making of the distinctive vignettes making them unusually decorative ; indeed this series is described as 'the last decorative series of maps'.

Subject South America
Map maker Rapkin, J (JOHN TALLIS)
Publisher The London Printing and Publishing Company
Published at year 1851

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