"Central America", Tallis, John
Subject: Central America
Period: 1851 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
13 x 10.4 inches
33 x 26.4 cm
Finely engraved map with three beautifully rendered insets: Volcano of Isalco, Great Square of the Antiqua, Guatemala, and Belize. Map extends just into Costa Rica and includes the proposed route for a rail/canal system between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Vignettes colored.
Mat burn in margins and old masking tape on verso at top. Fold separation in bottom margin, just touching decorative border.