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Wallis’ Map of Asia

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Wallis’ Map of Asia

Date of publication:

  • 1811
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 30 x 25 cm
  • Colour:

  • original
  • This map of Asia was published in ‘Oddy’s New General Atlas of the World’. New South Wales appears here on the west coast of ‘New Holland’.

    James Wallis (fl. 1810-1825) was born in Southampton in 1784, the son of a bricklayer. Apprenticed to John Roper in 1799, he learned the art of engraving. In later life he is variously recorded as a commission and discount agent (imprisoned for debt in 1835), a stationer, and a dealer in beer and wine. Read more

    Condition & Materials

    Copper engraving, 30 x 25 cm, original hand-colour, latitude adjusted by 10 degrees in faint pencil in the lower margin, blank verso. Read less