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John Tallis:  West Canada

Maps of Midwest America (Michigan, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Ohio)


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Title: West Canada

Map Maker: John Tallis

Place / Date: London / 1851

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 13 x 9.5 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $145.00

Inventory ID: 54140


Description:

Interesting and highly detailed map of the Great Lakes region, showing counties and townships, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, as well as the Erie Canal and Mohawk River. Vignettes of Kingston, Niagara Falls and Indians in an encampment, along with a beaver and medallion.

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. A bit of misfolding at the centerfold. Remarkable color.


Related Categories:
Maps of Canada
Maps of Midwest America (Michigan, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Ohio)