Auction 110, Lot 688

"Victoria, or Port Phillip", Tallis, John

Subject: Australia

Period: 1852 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.7 x 10.5 inches
32.3 x 26.7 cm

Superb steel engraved map featuring over twenty areas of Gold Diggings. Vignettes of Aborigines, a kangaroo, the River Glenelg, Victoria and a large view of Melbourne across the water with a sailing ship and two early steam ships maneuvering in the foreground. Surrounded by a delicately engraved decorative border. Borders and vignettes uncolored, as issued.

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Condition: A+

Fine, original outline coloring.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/2/2005

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