SRI LANKA (CEYLON) 1851
A fine reproduction of a decorative and detailed mid-19th century map of Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) which was drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin. It has extraordinary detail, naming towns, lakes, and rivers. Illustrated are views of the ruins of a Dagoba at Thuparamaya, a Buddhist Temple, the Lake of Kandy, Adam’s Peak, and the City of Columbo.
CARTOGRAPHER: JOHN TALLIS
We specialise in the reprint of unique Old Maps & Vintage Illustrations from the 17th to 19th centuries. Our products are mounted on linen by hand, a technique that has been used in cartography for many years. Maps are folded and fitted into a special marbled slipcase.