New Zealand [Tallis]Antique Print Gallery
A well known 19th century map with fine hand-coloured vignettes.
From John Tallis' famous atlas "The Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World". The map has an appropriate border based on a Maori design. This decorative map is embellished with four vignettes - "Auckland", "Mount Egmont from new Plymouth", "Wellington" and a small etching of a Maori chief.
Artist : H. Warren(vignettes)
Cartographer : John Rapkin
Date : 1851
Dimensions (mm) : 260 x 355
Engraver : J.B. Allen(vignettes)/John Rapkin(map)
Place : London
Publication : The Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World.
Publisher : John Tallis and Company
Condition : Aged paper colouring but watercolour of vignettes is unfaded. Horizontal centre fold.