Tallis’ Map of GermanySKU: 8010
Tallis’ Map of Germany
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27 x 36 cm
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’.