Auction 119, Lot 389

"Isthmus of Panama", Tallis, John

Subject: Panama

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

12 x 8.5 inches
30.5 x 21.6 cm

Lovely map of the region from Nicaragua through Panama. There are three proposed canals and roads shown; two in Panama, and another in Nicaragua. The map is ornamented with two steel-engraved vignettes: The Fort at Chagres and Gold Seekers on their way over the Cordilleras, both designed and engraved by H. Warren and J. Wrightson respectively.

References: Kapp (MCC-73) #116.

Condition: A

Original outline color.

Estimate: $130 - $180

Sold for: $95

Closed on 5/9/2007