"Isthmus of Panama", Tallis, John
Subject: Central America
Period: 1849 (circa)
Publication: Illustrated Atlas
Color: Hand Color
13 x 9.2 inches
33 x 23.4 cm
Lovely 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.
Light toning at edges, original outline color.