"Switzerland", Tallis, John
Period: 1845 (circa)
Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World
Color: Hand Color
13 x 10.7 inches
33 x 27.2 cm
A lovely steel engraved map that is one of the more decorative from this series of beautiful maps. The very handsome and artistically rendered vignettes surrounding the map include Bern, William Tell Shooting at the Apple, Chamois Hunters, Tyrolese, Castle of Chillon, and The Cap of the Pole. Surrounded by a delicately engraved and decorative border. Borders and vignettes uncolored, as issued.
Original outline coloring. Lightly toned along centerfold, else fine.