Auction 137, Lot 133

"West Canada", Tallis, John

Subject: Canada

Period: 1851 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12.8 x 9.5 inches
32.5 x 24.1 cm

A fine steel-engraved map of the region of present-day Ontario surrounded in a decorative border. The map includes vignettes of Niagara Falls, an Indian encampment, a view of Kingston, the national seal, and a small river otter. The vignettes were drawn by H. Warren and engraved by Robert Wallis. The map itself was drawn and engraved by John Rapkin.


Condition: A

Original outline color with light toning in blank margins with binding holes in lower blank margin.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $95

Closed on 9/14/2011