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John Tallis:  Western Hemisphere [and] Eastern Hemisphere

Maps of America


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Title: Western Hemisphere [and] Eastern Hemisphere

Map Maker: John Tallis

Place / Date: London / 1851

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 13 x 9.5 ea inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $675.00

Inventory ID: 46615


Description:

Nice full color example of these highly decorative maps of the Western Hemisphere and Eastern Hemisphere, each with 12 decorative vignettes.

Perhaps the most decorative mid 19th century atlas map of its type.

Engraved for R. Montgomery Martin's Illustrated Atlas. Tallis was one of the last great decorative map makers. His maps are prized for the wonderful vignettes of indigenous scenes, people, etc.


Related Categories:
Maps of America
Maps of the Eastern Hemisphere
Maps of the Western Hemisphere
Maps of the World