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John Tallis:  China and Birmah





Title: China and Birmah

Map Maker: John Tallis

Place / Date: London / 1851

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 13 x 9.5 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: SOLD

Inventory ID: 30172


Description:

Gorgeous full color example of Tallis' map of China & Birmah, with decorative vignettes showing British Factories in Canton, a birdseye view of Hong Kong, Chineses Soldiers, and two other decorative 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. 


Related Categories:
Maps of China
Maps of Southeast Asia

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