Auction 109, Lot 306

"Jamaica", Tallis, John

Subject: Jamaica

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 10.2 inches
34.3 x 25.9 cm

Very attractive chart of the island with good detail throughout. Names many villages and coastal areas. The island is sectioned into about 20 Administrative Divisions. The divisions of St. Dorothy, St. John, St. Thomas, Port Royal, and St. Davids have been absorbed by the 14 divisions we see today. Features decorative borders, and five large and nicely rendered vignettes, which includes Port Royal Harbour, Kingston, Port Antonio, Sugar Mill, and a flying fish.

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Condition: B

Nice impression and original outline coloring with blue wash around the island. Good margins, trace of centerfold toning and light marginal toning, else very good.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 12/1/2004

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