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Tallis’ Map of Edinburgh

SKU: 9407
£400.00

Title:
Tallis’ Map of Edinburgh

Date of publication:
c.1851

Printed Measurement:
36.5 x 52.8 cm sheet size

Colour:
modern

Mapmaker(s):

  • John Tallis
  • Engraver(s):
    Henry Winkles

    This map of Edinburgh is one of the town plans in Tallis’ hugely popular ‘Illustrated Atlas’ which was published serially from the mid 1840s onwards, and in its complete form in 1851. The map includes a view of the city from the North West, with vignettes of the Scott Monument and Holyrood House, and the Burns Monument in the foreground.

    Condition & Materials.

    Steel engraving, sheet size 36.5 x 52.8 cm, engraved by John Rapkin with vignettes drawn and engraved by Henry Winkles, modern hand colour, light toning to centrefold, clear archival tape on verso where previously mounted, one or two small marginal chips and tears, blank verso.