A reprint of an attractive and decorative map of England and Wales, 1851.
Illustrated with vignette engravings of Newcastle upon Tyne, Sunderland Bridge, Oxford, Doncaster Racecourse, London, Portsmouth harbor, and a fox hunting scene.
Published by John Tallis. Drawn & engraved by John Rapkin, for the General Atlas 1850-1851.
John Tallis (1815 – 1876) English cartographic publisher. His company John Tallis and Co was based in London and later expanded to Edinburgh, Dublin, and New York. His most famous work was An Illustrated Atlas of the World. He worked closely with John Rapkin and incorporated vignettes commissioned from various artists.
CARTOGRAPHER: J.RAPKIN & J.F.TALLIS