Tallis’ Map of TasmaniaSKU: 9149
Tallis’ Map of Tasmania
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35 x 25 cm
Van Diemen’s Island or Tasmania
Steel engraving, 35 x 25 cm, original outline colour, blank verso; map of Tasmania engraved by John Rapkin for the ‘Illustrated Atlas’; black and white vignettes engraved by John Rogers featuring Hobart Town, the residence of the Van Diemen’s Land Company agent, and Thylacinus Cynocephalus (the Tasmanian Tiger), now extinct – in some measure due to bounties paid out by the VDL Company.