|Map Drawn & Engraved by J. Rapkin - The Illustrations by J. MARCHANT & Engraved by J. ROGERS
Published by J & F TALLIS, LONDON, EDINBURGH & DUBLIN
Approximate Overall Size Including Margin: 10 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches
THIS IS A GENUINE ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAP NOT A REPRODUCTION
The beautiful decorative vignettes include fine illustrated engravings of a small vignette portrait of George Washington and Benjamin Franklin. There is also a scene depicting a Buffalo Hunt, William Penn's treaty with the Indians, a stars and stripes insignia, Excelsior insignia and the Washington's Monument with a statue on top of it. Also depicts the capitol building of Washington. The decorative border that surronds the map is typical of a John Tallis production and is beautifully scrolled.The topographical map depicts state borders of the USA with the original coloured lines. A great item for the genealogy buff! Old maps can be a great help in tracing your family lineage. Some maps show important borders from a long time ago.
CONDITION: Suitable browning appreciated from age. Very Good Condition. Map image is crisp, clean, clear with excellent detail and in Very Good Condition. Blank on reverse side. Map has a centerfold. This beautiful map would look great matted and framed.