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John Tallis:  Polynesia, or Islands In the Pacific Ocean

Maps of Oceana


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Title: Polynesia, or Islands In the Pacific Ocean

Map Maker: John Tallis

Place / Date: London / 1851

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 13 x 9.5 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $275.00

Inventory ID: 48994


Description:

Decorative full color example of this wonderful map of the South Pacific, with large vignettes of Kalakakooa Sandwich Islands, Otaheite, the Harbour of Dory in New Guinea and Resolution Bay, Marquesas.

The view of Captain Cook's landing at Hawaii at the top center is a relatively accurate depiction of the original view published in the Official Journal for Cook's Third Voyage.

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 Hawaii
Maps of Oceana
Maps of Other Islands
Maps of the Pacific Ocean