"Eastern Hemisphere", Tallis, John
Subject: Eastern Hemisphere
Period: 1845 (circa)
Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World
Color: Hand Color
13 x 9.5 inches
33 x 24.1 cm
One of the most decorative 19th century maps surrounded with fine steel engraved vignettes of the people and animals of the hemisphere. The map is colored by continent and the Mail Route for the British Empire is shown in blue. Surrounded by a delicately engraved and decorative border. Borders and vignettes uncolored, as issued.
Fine, original outline coloring.