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Decorative Map of Van Diemen’s Island or Tasmania – Circa 1851 – by John Tallis

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An original John Tallis map of Van Diemen’s Land - Tasmania. The best example.

Tallis maps represent the high point of Victorian decorative map making.

Very good condition 37cm by 27cm. Published by John Tallis & Co, London & New York. The map drawn and engraved by John Rapkin. The illustrations drawn by H Warren and engraved by J Rogers.

This is the final state of the map with vignettes of Hobart Town (Note on the map referred to as Hobarton), a curious looking Thylacine or Tasmanian Tiger, the Van Diemen's Land Company's Agent Residence Circular Head in the North West and Numismatic Seal. Note this is the superior issue without the central fold often seen and accepted.

Refer map authority, R.V. Tooley the “Printed Maps of Tasmania” reference number 428.

A very good example, nicely an delicately coloured. An important map for any serious Australian map collection

Price unframed $290.00

Collectable Tallis Map of Tasmania

Price: $290.00

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