Auction 99, Lot 497

"Cape Colony", Tallis, John

Subject: Africa - Southern

Period: 1851 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

12.5 x 9.5 inches
31.8 x 24.1 cm

Detailed map surrounded in a decorative border and including vignettes of the Entrance to the Knysna, Grahams Town, Cape Town, three natives in traditional dress, and a lion. Geographically correct for the period with numerous place names.

References: Norwich #237.

Condition: B

Faint toning along fold.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $40

Closed on 6/12/2002