Auction 110, Lot 257

"Isthmus of Panama", Tallis, John

Subject: Panama

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

13 x 9.6 inches
33 x 24.4 cm

Lovely map of the region from Nicaragua through Panama with two proposed railways noted, as well as a proposed canal! Features two engraved vignettes - The Fort at Chagres and Gold Seekers on their way over the Cordilleras. Surrounded in a decorative border.


Condition: B

Fine impression and full margins with original outline coloring. Lightly toned along fold, else fine. Vignettes and border uncolored, as issued.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $55

Closed on 3/2/2005