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Tallis’ Map of Tasmania

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Tallis’ Map of Tasmania

Date of publication:

  • c.1851
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 35 x 25 cm
  • Colour:

  • original
  • Mapmaker:

  • John Tallis
  • Engraver:

  • John Rapkin
  • This map of Tasmania was engraved by John Rapkin for the ‘Illustrated Atlas'.

    John Rogers engraved the black and white vignettes including 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.
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    Condition & Materials

    Steel engraving, 35 x 25 cm, original outline colour, blank verso. Read less