Antique Map of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland by Rapkin
Nova Scotia and Newfoundland
Publication: Tallis's Illustrated Atlas, John Tallis
Description: Drawn and engraved by John Rapkin. Very decorative mid-Victorian plan with vignettes drawn by A, Fussell and engraved by J. Rogers, including Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Medal, Newfoundland Medal, Halifax - Nova Scotia, Cod Fishery off Newfoundland, also dogs with arctic supplies.
Condition: Later hand colouring, folding copy as published. Minor age discolouration and some old tape marks to corners of margins slight cropping to top edge as published.
Image size: 265 x 360mm
10.5 x 14.25" approx.
Order No. 3868
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.