SOUTH AFRICA [inset Environs of the Cape and Graham Town, Cape Town plan, District of George]. Antique steel engraved map with original hand colouring, 1857. Title of map:'SOUTH AFRICA [inset Environs of the Cape and Graham Town, Cape Town plan, District of George]. The image below shows an enlarged cross section from the centre of the map to show the level of printed detail.IMAGE SIZE: Approx 33.5 x 40.5cm, 13.25 x 16 inches (Large). ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Cartography from maps in the Colonial Office, Captain Owen's survey &c; engraved by J & C Walker. PROVENANCE: "The Family Atlas under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge", published by Edward Stanford, London. TYPE: Antique steel engraved map with original hand colouring. 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.
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