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1851. Syria [shows Cyprus]

  • Syria [shows Cyprus]

Syria [shows Cyprus] information:

Year of creation: 
Resolution size (pixels): 
 1510x2004 px
Disk Size: 
 845376B
Number of pages: 
 1
Place: 
 London
Author: 

Print information. Print size (Width x height in inches):
Printing at 72 dpi 
  20.97 х 27.83
Printing at 150 dpi 
 10.07 х 13.36
Printing at 300 dpi 
 5.03 х 6.68

Striking full color example of this marvelous map of Syria.

Highly detailed with decorative vignettes of Jerusalem, Arabs and the Baggage Camels. From R. Montgomery Martin's Illustrated Atlas, one of the last great decorative atlases of the 19th century.

John Tallis (1817-1876) was a British map publisher. Born in the Midlands, Tallis came to London in the 1840s. Tallis began his London career with a series of remarkable London street views. He began a partnership with a Frederick Tallis, possibly his brother, but their collaboration ended in 1849. For the Great Exhibition of 1851, Tallis published the Illustrated World Atlas, one of the last series of decorative world maps ever produced. The maps were engraved by John Rapkin, a skilled artisan. The maps were later reissued by the London Printing & Publishing Company, who left the Tallis imprint intact, thus ensuring his enduring fame. In 1858, he began publication of the popular Illustrated News of the World and National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Personages, selling it in 1861 (it ceased publication in 1863).


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Item information:

Year of creation:
Size:
1510x2004 px
Disk:
845376B
Number of pages:
1
Place:
London
Author:
John Tallis.
$9.99

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