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Tallis’ Map of Germany

SKU: 8010
£100.00

Title:
Tallis’ Map of Germany

Date of publication:
c.1851

Printed Measurement:
27 x 36 cm

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • John Tallis
  • Engraver(s):
    John Rapkin

    Germany

    Steel engraving, 35 x 25 cm, original outline colour, blank verso; a map of Germany engraved by John Rapkin for the Illustrated Atlas. Vignettes engraved by John Rogers: the Palace at Saxe Gotha, birthplace of Prince Albert; Coburg; Cologne; Dresden; Luther’s house in Frankfurt; silver mines in the Harz Mountains, and profiles of Johannes Gutenberg, Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, the ‘inventors of printing’.