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1851 Tallis Nova Scotia and Newfoundland
[NSN-0830]

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"Nova Scotia and Newfoundland"

Published by John Tallis, 1851

Printed by Lahaina Printsellers, Ltd., 2016

This superb reproduction of the original hand-colored steel plate engraving, "Nova Scotia and Newfoundland", was first published by the noted English cartographer, John Tallis, in his Illustrated Atlas and serves as a fine example of mid-19th century pictorial mapmaking. Generally considered to be the last of the great pictorial mapmakers, Tallis's maps are eagerly sought after by collectors.

Of particular note here are the splendid vignettes which depict Cod Fishery off Newfoundland, and Halifax, Nova Scotia. Also shown are the seals of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton and Newfoundland. This map possesses an artistic quality no longer found in contemporary cartographical art.

We custom-print this facsimile map on waterproof canvas in our Lahaina studio using the finest archival inks, which are tested and guaranteed not to fade or shift under normal circumstances for over 100 years. Modern printing techniques allow us to improve and enhance the historical subject matter, even as we're careful to preserve and maintain its historical and artistic integrity.