Auction 110, Lot 685

"Western Australia, Swan River", 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

Lovely map of southwestern Australia and the vicinity of Perth. Surrounded in a delicately engraved border with seven vignettes including views between Perth and Freemantle, Perth from Mount Eliza, sheep herding and shearing, and one showing Aborigines with weapons. Surrounded by a delicately engraved decorative border. Borders and vignettes uncolored, as issued.

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Condition: A

Fine, original outline coloring.

Estimate: $160 - $220

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/2/2005

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