"Isthmus of Panama", Tallis, John
Subject: Central America
Period: 1849 (circa)
Publication: Illustrated Atlas
Color: Hand Color
13 x 9.5 inches
33 x 24.1 cm
Lovely steel-engraved map of the region from Nicaragua through Panama. Three proposed railway/canals are shown; two in Panama, and another in Nicaragua. Two steel engraved vignettes; The Fort at Chagres and Gold Seekers on their way over the Cordilleras. Surrounded in a decorative border.
Mild centerfold toning, two minor marginal tears just touching neatline. Loss of one corner, not affecting image.