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BRITISH INDIA 1851

BRITISH INDIA 1851
BRITISH INDIA 1851
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A beautiful reproduction map of BRITISH INDIA.

This is a highly decorative and detailed mid-19th century map of India (including Nepal) which was drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin (vignettes by A. H. Wray & G. Greenback) and published in John Tallis’s Illustrated Atlas (London & New York: c.1851).

An interesting feature of the map is the depiction of the then proposed railway lines running from Bombay to Delhi and Calcutta. From the first opening in 1853, the railway network has become an integral feature of modern India. The map has also illustrated views of Lahore; Cootub Minar, Delhi; an Indian procession, and Belouche tribesmen.

CARTOGRAPHER: JOHN TALLIS

YEAR: 1851

  • Our products are beautifully handmade, linen-backed reproductions of rare vintage maps and illustrations, which are folded in order to fit into a marbled slipcase.
  • Our maps and illustrations are printed on archival matte paper by using pigmented ink to ensure longevity.
  • Please note that actual colours may vary due to monitor settings.
  • Maps are hand cut and will have approximate sizes.