Item #2831 New South Wales; Steel engraved with hand colour. John RAPKIN, Henry WARREN.
New South Wales; Steel engraved with hand colour
New South Wales; Steel engraved with hand colour
New South Wales; Steel engraved with hand colour

New South Wales; Steel engraved with hand colour

London & New York: John Tallis & Company, nd [1851]. 340mm x 248mm : A map of New South Wales with colour-marked regions of 'Gold Diggings'. Rapkin's map and intricate bordering is complemented by vignettes by Warren. These include Sydney Cove and the Murray River, Pandanus and Xanthorrhaea plants and the state seal in the upper left corner. Blank on the verso. Item #2831

Rankin (1813-1899) drew and engraved maps for John Tallis's The Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World. John Tallis and Co. was a cartographic company which published views, maps and atlases in London from 1838 - 1851. Many of these maps, noted for their intricate borders and illustrated scenes, were reprinted in the early 1860s by the London Printing and Publishing Company.

Price: $350.00

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