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Tallis’ Map of Tasmania

SKU: 9149
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£150.00

Title:
Tallis’ Map of Tasmania

Date of publication:
c.1851

Printed Measurement:
35 x 25 cm

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • John Tallis
  • Engraver(s):
    John Rapkin

    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.