Description: Austria Old Antique map with vignettes of the St. Stephens Church Vienna, Vienna old bridge and the return of the Sennerin.
The map is hand colored and is an original 1851 published map of Austria.
Drawn & Engraved by J. Rapkin. Publisher: The London Printing and Publishing Company – Limited. (active circa 1800-1855), Printers and publishers. Lithograph in hand coloring.
John Tallis (1838-51) founder of Tallis and Co., London map publishers who traded under various names: L. Tallis, Tallis & co, John Tallis, John Tallis & co. (London & New York) between 1838 and 1851. After 1850-51, their maps were published by the London Printing and Publishing Co., London and New York. The Illustrated Atlas of the World, published in 1849 with the maps and decorative vignette’s engraved and drawn by J. Rapkin, was one of the last atlases to be truly decorated and is therefore highly prized. Size: Sheet app.: 34.5 x 27 cm. 14 x 11 inches. Image app.: 33 x 25 cm. 13.5 x 10.5 inches. Condition: View overall good, small marginal restoration.