Antique Map of Brighton by Rapkin
Publication: The London Printing and Publishing Company
Description: Drawn and engraved by John Rapkin. Very decorative mid-Victorian plan with vignettes drawn and engraved by H. Bibby, including View on the Railway Station, The Chain Pier, The Old Steyne and the Pavilion.
Condition: Later hand colouring, folding copy as published. Repaired top margin, priced accordingly.
Image size: 265 x 360mm
10.5 x 14.25" approx.
Order No. 3621
John Rapkin (fl. 1835-65)
A nineteenth century map maker and engraver, best known for his work on the Illustrated Atlas of the World 1849-53 for John Tallis and Co. noted for their beautifully decorative borders and later re-issued by the London Printing and Publishing Co. London and New York.