Texas curious Antebellum United States Buffalo Hunt 1851 Tallis decorative mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Maps, 19th Century Maps, Decorative Maps, North America, United States, Antebellum United States, Washington, Franklin, Native Americans, Buffalo Hunt, Washington's Monument).
Issued c. 1851, London & New York by John Tallis & Company. Map engraved by Rapkin. Vignettes drawn by J. Marchant & engraved by J. Rogers.
Lovely mid 19th century engraved decorative map with original outline hand color.
Well preserved, nice looking example with pleasing age patina. Original center fold as issued.
Texas is shown in a strange configuration without a northern stovepipe, above the truncated outline is a huge "Western Territory" (pre-Indian Territory) and a small "New Mexico or Santa Fe". Missouri Territory is massive and straddles a long oddly shaped narrow Nebraska Territory. Vignettes include George Washington, Ben Franklin, the Washington Monument, a Buffalo Hunt, Indians trading with settlers, etc.
Sheet Measures c. 14 1/4" x 10 3/4".
Engraved Area Measures c. 14" x 9 1/2".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4.