BRITISH AMERICA. Shows Hudson s Bay Company forts.Canada TALLIS RAPKIN 1849 map
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BRITISH AMERICA. Shows Hudson's Bay Company forts.Canada TALLIS/RAPKIN 1849 map

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TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'British America'

The key indicates that the brown dots are forts and principal stations of the Hudson's Bay Company. Vignettes: Whale fishing; Esquimaux; Polar bears; Seal; Montreal; Fury and Hecla. Canada. Alaska is indicated as "Russian America" as it was prior to its sale to the United States in 1867. Baffin Island marked "Terra Incognita".

The top image on the right hand side shows the entire map. To view a close up of the map showing the level of printed detail, please click on the bottom image on the right hand side. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below

DATE PRINTED: 1849    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 27.0 x 33.5cm, 10.5 x 13.25 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Antique engraved map by J Rapkin, published by John Tallis. Original outline hand colour, decorative border, and attractive inset vignette views

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 which may include some light spotting. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Please contact us if you would like to arrange to view this map. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Map drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin; vignette illustrations drawn by H Warren & engraved by Robert Wallis. Published by John Tallis & Co

PROVENANCE: "The British Colonies' their history, extent, condition and resources", by Montgomery Martin Esq. Published by John Tallis & Company, London & New York [British Colonies]



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