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TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'United States'
The map shows 30 of the then 31 states of the United States (the other being California), plus Minnesota territory (which became the 32nd state in 1858), and Nebraska Territory (eventually divided between the current states of Nebraska, Wyoming, South Dakota, North Dakota, Colorado, and Montana), Missouri Territory (separate from the state of Missouri, originally Louisiana Territory), Western Territory (eventually absorbed into Oklahoma, Kansas & Texas), "New Mexico or Santa Fe". Vignettes: Washington's monument; Penn's treaty with the Indians; Washington; Franklin; Buffalo Hunt

DATE PRINTED: 1851
IMAGE SIZE: Approx 36.5 x 26.5cm, 14.5 x 10.25 inches (Large)
TYPE: Antique engraved map by J Rapkin, published by John Tallis. Original outline hand colour, decorative border, and attractive inset vignette views
CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: Spot.
VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain
ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Map drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin; vignette illustrations drawn by J Marchant & engraved by J Rogers. Published by John Tallis & Co
PROVENANCE: "Tallis's Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World, Geographical, Political, Commercial and Statistical", edited by R Montgomery Martin Esq., published by John Tallis and Company, London & New York. Please note that virtually all antique and vintage maps and prints have been extracted from books, atlases or newspapers.

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    Tallis/Rapkin: Antique Map of the United States, 1851

    Auction ended on Wed, Feb 28, 2018
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