Belgium decorative c.1855 Tallis map w/ vignettesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Europe / Low Countries).
Issued c.1855, London by Tallis. Illustrations by J. Marchant & engraved by J. B. Allen. Map drawn & engraved by J. Rapkin.
Decorative mid-19th century engraved map, with lovely original outline hand color. Three vignette views and a coat of arms surround the map.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Includes vignette illustrations of the "Altar of St. Gudule, Brussels", "Monuments on the Plains of Waterloo", and "Antwerp Cathedral".
Original centerfold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 10 3/4"H x 14 1/8"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 10 1/8"H x 13 3/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. #, pp. ###.