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AUSTRALIA, VICTORIA or Port Phillip, gold fields, Rapkin antique map c1850

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VICTORIA

or PORT PHILLIP

By John Rapkin.

Drawn & engraved by John Rapkin for "The Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World" by Montgomery Martin.

Published London circa 1850 by John Tallis

An attractive and decorative map of Victoria, Australia illustrated with vignette engravings of River Glenelg Victoria, Melbourne, kangaroos and Aborigines.

Please see close up images provided.

Original outline hand colouring with the gold fields marked in yellow.

An excellent example of the preferred Montgomery Martin edition without the central fold.


Fine, clean condition. Free of repairs or restoration.

Approx. 14.5" x 10.5" (370mm x 260mm) overall

Printed on heavy grade paper, blank verso and unfolded.


John Rapkin was a mapmaker who paid great attention to the aesthetic value of his work as well as cartographic content. His fine maps are distinguished by the trademark decorative borders, vignettes and title displays. Rapkin worked in close association with the equally respected publisher John Tallis. The publishing rights of many of the maps passed to The London Printing and Publishing Company circa 1850


A GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 170 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

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