Polynesia or Islands in the Pacific Ocean'
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: 'Polynesia or Islands in the Pacific Ocean'
The image below shows an enlarged cross section from the centre of the map to
show the level of printed detail:
Vignettes: Resolution Bay, Marquesas; Harbour of Dory, New Guinea; Otaheite
Tahiti]; Kalakakooa, Sandwich Islands [Hawaiian islands]. Tonga is marfked as
the Friendly Islands, and the Samoan Islands as the Navigator Islands
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 T Wrightson. 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: Fair: Blemishes; Decorative title slightly trimmed at top. Please
note any other blemishes on the scan prior to purchasing this picture.
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