Auction 110, Lot 466

"Switzerland", Tallis, John

Subject: Switzerland

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.


Condition: B

Original outline coloring. Lightly toned along centerfold, else fine.

Estimate: $100 - $160


Closed on 3/2/2005