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Rapkin, J. -Northern India

£80.00 Approx $99.75, €88.89

Code: 53488

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’.