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NATAL & KAFFRARIA. Eastern Cape. Durban. South Africa TALLIS & RAPKIN 1851 map

NATAL & KAFFRARIA. Eastern Cape. Durban. South Africa TALLIS & RAPKIN 1851 map

NATAL & KAFFRARIA. Eastern Cape. Durban. South Africa TALLIS & RAPKIN 1851 map
Antique engraved map by J Rapkin, published by John Tallis. Original outline hand colour, decorative border, and attractive inset vignette views, 1851. Title of map:'Natal and Kaffraria. The image below shows an enlarged cross section from the centre of the map to show the level of printed detail. Vignettes: Engtrance to Port Natal; Port Natal and town of Durban. The lands west of the Drakensberg range are indicated as "inhabited by wandering tribes of Kaffirs & Zulus". D'Urban is marked thus. IMAGE SIZE: Approx 36.5 x 26.5cm, 14.5 x 10.25 inches (Large).

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Map drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin; vignette illustrations drawn by H Winkles & engraved by W Lacey. Published by John Tallis & Co. PROVENANCE: "Tallis's Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World, Geographical, Political, Commercial and Statistical", edited by R Montgomery Martin Esq. Published by John Tallis and Company, London & New York [Tallis's Illustrated Atlas].

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. 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. ESPA√ĎA: Mapas antiquos y impresiones antiguas. The item "NATAL & KAFFRARIA. South Africa TALLIS & RAPKIN 1851 map" is in sale since Friday, August 24, 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): Atlas
  • Size: Approx 36.5 x 26.5cm, 14.5 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: 1851
  • Original/ Repro: Original


NATAL & KAFFRARIA. Eastern Cape. Durban. South Africa TALLIS & RAPKIN 1851 map