Auction 101, Lot 93

"North America", Tallis, John

Subject: North America

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.5 x 13.5 inches
24.1 x 34.3 cm

Decorative map surrounded by uncolored steel engraved vignettes by Marchant featuring beavers, elk, North American Indians, Niagara Falls, Mayan ruins, etc. The map is filled with forts and locates many Indian Tribes. Oklahoma is Western Territory, the Southwest is Upper California, Alaska is Russian America. Very fancy border and title cartouche.

References:

Condition: A+

Good margins all around.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/4/2002

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