CAPE COLONY. Cape Town & Grahamstown views. South Africa. TALLIS/RAPKIN 1849 map
Antique engraved map by J Rapkin, published by John Tallis. Original outline hand colour, decorative border, and attractive inset vignette views, 1849. Title of map:'Cape Colony. The image below shows an enlarged cross section from the centre of the map to show the level of printed detail. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below. Vignettes: The Entrance to the Knysna; Graham's Town; Cape Town; Lion. IMAGE SIZE: Approx 36.0 x 26.5cm, 14 x 10.25 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map. ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Map drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin; vignette illustrations drawn by H Warren & engraved by H Bond. Published by John Tallis & Co. PROVENANCE: "The British Colonies' their history, extent, condition and resources", by Montgomery Martin Esq. Published by John Tallis & Company, London & New York [British Colonies]. TYPE: Antique engraved map by J Rapkin, published by John Tallis. Original outline hand colour, decorative border, and attractive inset vignette views. VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain. CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing.
However, please note: The image shown may have been taken from a different example of this map than that which is offered for sale. The map you will receive is in good condition but there may be minor variations in the condition from that shown in the image which may include some light spotting.
Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. I do not offer reproductions. It is not a modern copy. The term'original' when applied to a print means that it was printed at the first or original date of publication; it does not imply that the item is unique.
Print' means any image created by applying an inked block to paper or card under pressure by any method including wood engraving, steel engraving, copperplate, wood cut and lithography. REMARKS: FRANCE: Gravures et Cartes anciennes. DEUTSCHLAND: Alte Lankarten und Stadt ansichten. ITALIA: Stampe e Mappe antiche. ESPAÑA: Mapas antiquos y impresiones antiguas.
Cape Town & Grahamstown views. TALLIS/RAPKIN 1849 map" is in sale since Thursday, December 13, 2018. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints".
The seller is "richben1066" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Source (Media Type): Book
- Size: Approx 36.0 x 26.5cm, 14 x 10.25 inches
- Item condition: Good- please read full description below
- Verso: There is nothing on the reverse, which is plain
- Provenance/Origin: Please scroll down - see detail below
- Original/Reproduction: Original (defined below-doesn't imply uniqueness)
- Date Printed: 1849
- Original/ Repro: Original