1853 Australia – John Tallis


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Highly decorative mid-19th century map of Australia.

Decorative map of Australia with vignettes within decorative borders showing The Natives of the Tribe Bogan, Sydney, Kangaroos, Natives of Australia Felix and Australian Parrots and CockatoosThe firm of TallisCompany flourished from 1835 to 1860 with varying imprints.Their Illustrated Atlas of 1850-51 was one of the last decorative atlases, all the maps being engraved on steel and all adorned with small vignette views.It was published in parts at 1 shilling or 25US cents, with text by Montgomery Martin.The same maps appeared in the British Colonies in 1854.1835L. Tallis 3 Jewin Street, City1835John Tallis, 15 St Johns Lane, Smithfield1835-48TallisCo., Green Arbour Court, Old Bailey(1850)JF Tallis, London, EdinburghDublin(1851)John TallisCo, LondonNew York97100 St John Street, London40 John St, New YorkSome time after 1860, Talliss maps were issued by The London Printing and Publishing Company London and New York.

Dimensions 36 × 27 cm
Map Maker

Dimensions with Mount

53 x 45cm


Australia. The Illustrations by J Marchant Engraved by J. H Allen. The Map Engraved and Drawn by J. Rapkin, John Tallis Company London New York


London, New York 1853


Slight toning throughout. Original period outline colour with added hand colouring.

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