Auction 100, Lot 464

"Van Diemen's Island, or Tasmania", Tallis, John

Subject: Australia

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 13.2 inches
25.4 x 33.5 cm

Detailed map of the island with good detail featuring large and well-rendered vignettes of Hobart Town, and Residence of the V.D.L. Company's Agent. Plus vignettes of the seal, and a Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacinus Cynocephalus). Surrounded in a decorative border.

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Condition: A

Good impression and color. Close margin at one side just nicking border.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/12/2002

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