Chili and La Plata'
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: 'Chili and La Plata'
The image below shows an enlarged cross section from the centre of the map to
show the level of printed detail:
The map shows La Plata (Northern Argentina) and Chili (Chile). The
Argentine/Paraguay border is that existing prior to the Paraguayan War
Spanish: Guerra del Paraguay; Portuguese: Guerra do Paraguai), also known as
the War of the Triple Alliance of 1864-1870, as a result of which Paraguay
ceded territory to Argentina. Vignettes: Travelling Post; The Gobernador;
Rattlesnake; Water Seller of Buenos Ayres; The Grand Square - Beunos Ayres
Buenos Aires]; The map includes Argentina, Southern Brazil & Paraguay
DATE PRINTED: 1851
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
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. This map was
coloured by hand at the time of publication, thus the colouration may vary
slightly between different examples of the map; the colouring applied to the
map you receive may differ slightly from that shown in the image. Please check
the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all
antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and
time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. I offer a no questions
asked return policy - see below.
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.
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RETURNS POLICY: I offer a no questions returns policy. All I ask is that you
pay return shipping and mail back to me in original condition, suitably packed
insured, within 14 days of receipt.