Antique Town Plan of Plymouth by Tallis
Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse
Publication: Illustrated Atlas
Description: John Rapkin for John Tallis and Co. Very decorative mid-Victorian plan of Plymouth with vignettes.
Condition: Later hand colouring, scarce unfolded copy.
Image size: 265 x 360mm
10.5 x 14.25" approx.
Order No. 3407
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.