Auction 110, Lot 316

"Falkland Islands and Patagonia", Tallis, John

Subject: South America - Southern

Period: 1845 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10 x 13.7 inches
25.4 x 34.8 cm

Two maps within one decorative border. The map of the Falklands is very detailed and is surrounded by finely rendered engravings of penguins, sea birds and tall sailing ships anchored off Jason Island. The map of Patagonia has good detail along coastline, but little in the interior. It has a large vignette of Christmas Sound in Tierra del Fuego with clippers under sail plus a small vignette of Fugeans in a boat


Condition: B

Printed on thick paper with good margins. Original outline color with borders and vignettes uncolored, as issued. A few spots else very good.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $45

Closed on 3/2/2005