Auction 117, Lot 465

"[Lot of 2] Sweden and Norway [and] Denmark", Tallis, John

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: The Illustrated Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.8 x 13 inches
24.9 x 33 cm

Good detail of the counties with the beautiful, steel-engraved border associated with this series of maps. Drawn and engraved by John Rapkin. The map of Sweden and Norway includes six interesting vignettes of the people and countryside with an especially nice view of Stockholm, as well as one showing skiers, here called Skate Runners. The Denmark map has vignettes of Copenhagen, the royal crest of Sleswig, Elsinore, people in native costume, and horses.

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Condition: A

Some toning and soil in blank margins. Original outline color.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/6/2006

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