Auction 110, Lot 684

"Part of South Australia", Tallis, John

Subject: Australia

Period: 1845 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.7 x 13.5 inches
24.6 x 34.3 cm

Finely engraved map featuring a large and well-rendered vignette of Adelaide and one of Natives on a canoe and smaller vignettes of the state's seal, a dingo and a tropical bird. The steel engraved map includes Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, York Peninsula and Spencer Gulf. Mining districts are noted with hand coloring. Surrounded by a delicately engraved decorative border. Borders and vignettes uncolored, as issued.

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Condition: A

Original outline coloring.

Estimate: $140 - $160

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/2/2005

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