Wallis’ Map of AsiaSKU: 9109
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