New South Wales by J Rapkin (John Tallis)

New South Wales by J Rapkin (John Tallis)

Code: 53863

£180.00 Approx $231.07, €197.37
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Date 1852

Steel engraving with original outline hand colouring augmented by full, later hand colouring of the border and vignettes so greatly adding to the decorative impact of the map . . Overall size  in off white fully conservation grade mount and backing with decorative v groove: 39.9cms x 49.6cms.  Image size : 252mm x 338mm. Vignette by H.Warren, engraved by J.Rogers of, Sydney ; Xanthorrhaea ; The Murray.  Centrefold as published.  Good condition.
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’.