Rapkin, J. -Northern India
Date: Circa 1860
Steel engraving, hand coloured.Engraved by J.Rapkin.Overall size in off-white conservation mount, back with decorative v groove` : 48.7cms.x 40.8cms. Image size ; 332mm.x 245mm. With a list of 24 principal victories in India from 1751 to 1849 and a list of Governors General of India from 1773 -1879.
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’.