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Publisher: TALLIS, John.
Title: Natal and Kaffraria.
Published in: London, 1851
Size: 13.8 x 9.4 inches.
35.0 x 24.0 cm.

In original o/l colours.
Condition: In very nice condition, light age toned around the edges. Good margins, and a nice impression. NO centerfold.
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Tallis' map of Natal and Kaffraria, with vignettes of Port Natal and Durban atlas. This map was printed from a steel engraving by John Rifkin for Tallisís The Illustrated Atlas, and Modern History of the World, Geographical, Political Commercial & Statistical, which was edited by R. Montgomery Martin.
The map was issued to coincide with the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London, Tallisís atlas was highly regarded: both scientific and also visually attractive: it was one of the most decorative atlases of the nineteenth century.
This map depicts the emerging British colony of Natal, with Kaffraria to the south and Zululand to the North. The map is accurate for its time, and includes numerous place names, rivers and mountains. Surrounding the map are a pair of vignettes showing the entrance to Port Natal )Durban) and another beautiful scene of Durban itself.
The interior of the map is "inhabited by the wandering tribes of Kaffirs and Zulus."
Reference: Tooley, p. 115

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