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John Tallis:  Western Australia, Swan River





Title: Western Australia, Swan River

Map Maker: John Tallis

Place / Date: London / 1851

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 13 x 9.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: SOLD

Inventory ID: 27473


Description:

Gorgeous full color example of this decorative map, extending from Champion Bay to Doubtful Island Bay and colored by counties.

 Shows vignettes of Sheep Shearing, Aborigines, Perth From Mount Eliza and three other vignettes. Engraved for R. Montgomery Martin's Illustrated Atlas. Tallis was one of the last great decorative map makers. His maps are prized for the wonderful vignettes of indigenous scenes, people, etc. Gorgeous full color example. 


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