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digital download twin globes map"Terrestrial Globe" and "Celestial Globe" drawn and engraved for Bankes's New System of Geography, published about 1787. The original is a copper engraved print. Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0170). Digital image 10.8mb at 400dpi.
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digital map of the world in hemispheres by thomas kitchin" The World From the Best Authorities " engraved by Thomas Kitchin, published in Guthrie's New Geographical Grammar, 1777. The original is a copper engraved map and the hand colouring is recent. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (600 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0004). Digital image 27mb at 600dpi.
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digital image -  A Map of the World from the Best Authorities" A Map of the World from the Best Authorities " engraved by Barlow, published in a General View of the World, London, 1816. The original is a copper engraved map and the hand colouring is original. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (400 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0012). Digital image 23mb at 400dpi.
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digital download antique world map 1808"The World on Mercator's Projection" engraved by R.Smith, published by C.Smith in Smith's New General Atlas, London, 1808. The original is a copper engraved map measuring 35.5 x 27 cms, with full original hand colour. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (500 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0191). Digital image size 30.4 mb at 500 dpi.
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digital download world map by Tallis / Rapkin"Western Hemisphere" drawn and engraved by J.Rapkin, published by The London Printing and Publishing Company, about 1853. The original is a decorative steel engraved map with original hand colouring. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (400 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0162). Digital image 21.6mb at 400dpi.
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digital download world map by Tallis / Rapkin"Eastern Hemisphere" drawn and engraved by J.Rapkin, published by The London Printing and Publishing Company, about 1853. The original is a decorative steel engraved map with original hand colouring. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (400 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0162). Digital image 18.1mb at 400dpi.
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digital image download map of the world by Tallis / Rapkin"The World on Mercators Projection" (Tallis map) drawn and engraved by J.Rapkin, published by The London Printing and Publishing Company, about 1853. The original is a steel engraved map with original hand colouring. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (400 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0217). Digital image 20.4mb at 400dpi.
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digital image download map of captain cooks voyages by Tallis / Rapkin"The World on Mercators Projection Showing the Voyages of Captain Cook around the World" (Tallis map) drawn and engraved by J.Rapkin, published by The London Printing and Publishing Company, about 1853. The original is a steel engraved map with original hand colouring, Cook's several voyages are shown with dated routes. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (400 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0157). Digital image 15.8mb at 400dpi.
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digital image - British Empire world map" British Empire Throughout the World Exhibited in One View " engraved by J.Bartholomew & J.Thom, published in Fullarton's Royal Illustrated Atlas, about 1864. The original is a steel engraved map with original hand colouring. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (India) (300 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0092). Digital image 32.5mb at 300dpi.
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digital map of the pacific with explorers routes" A Map of the New Discoveries in the South Sea, with the Tracks of the Navigators. (1778) " engraved by Mr.Smith, published in Fenning's A New System of Geography ..., 1778. The original is a copper engraved map with recent hand colouring. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (400 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0232). Digital image 14.2mb at 400dpi.
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digital image - solar system astronomy victorian chart"The Solar System, Theory of the Seasons, Eclipses, Phases of the Moon, Theory of the Tides, Mariner's Compas" published in Black's General Atlas of the World, 1898. The original is a chromolithograph (early type of colour print). Click here for detail showing part of the chart at full resolution (400 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0136). Digital image 21mb at 400dpi.
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digital map of america in 1758" A Map of the New Continent ... " engraved by J.Gibson, published in The Gentleman's Magazine, 1758. The original is a copper engraved map with recent hand colouring. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (600 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0006). Digital image size 20mb at 600 dpi.
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digital map of old world in 1758" Old Map of the Continent ... " engraved by J.Gibson, published in The Gentleman's Magazine, 1758. The original is a copper engraved map with recent hand colouring. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (600 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0007). Digital image size 20mb at 600 dpi.(Of intereest is the engraver's mistake in the title, which should be " Map of the Old Continent ... ")
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digital map of the world, geological, 1850"The Geological Structure of the Globe, according to Ami Boue" by A.K.Johnston, published in 1850 in Johnston's Physical Atlas. The original is a steel engraved map with original hand colouring. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (800 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0011). Digital image 34mb at 800dpi.
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download map of historical global temperature, 1850"Meteorological Map of the World Showing the Distribution of the Temperature of the Air" (Global Warming interest) engraved by J.Dower after a map by A.Petermann, published by Orr & Company about 1855. The original is a steel engraved map with original hand colouring. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (500 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0025). Digital image 13mb at 500dpi.
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digital download map of world ethnographic distribution, 1850"Ethnographic Map of the World Showing the Present Distribution of the Leading Races of Man " by A.K.Johnston, published in Johnston's Physical Atlas, about 1850. The original is a steel engraved map with original hand colouring. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (600 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0036). Digital image 23mb at 600dpi.
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digital download antique chart of atlantic ocean"A New and Accurate Chart of the Western or Atlantic Ocean, drawn from the most Approved Modern Maps &c. by Thos. Bowen, 1788" published in 1788 in Thomas Bankes's New .. System of Universal Geography, London, about 1788. The original is a copper engraved map with recent hand colouring. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (800 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0018). Digital image 34mb at 800dpi.
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digital download polynesia map by Tallis / Rapkin"Polynesia, or Islands in the Pacific Ocean" drawn and engraved by J.Rapkin, published in Tallis's The Illustrated Atlas ..., about 1853. The original is a decorative steel engraved map with original hand colouring, the decorative vignettes include Kalakakooa in the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), Otaheite, Resolution Bay in Marquesas and Harbour of Dory in New Guinea. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (400 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0258). Digital image 16.8mb at 400dpi.
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digital download tallis antique map of australia and east indies in 1860"Asiatischer Archipel und Neu Holland 1849" (Australia and East Indies in 1849) the original is a steel engraved map with original hand colouring, published in Illustrationen zu Meyer's Neuem Konversations-Lexicon, 1849. Small inset maps of the Sydney and Perth areas. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (500 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0242). Digital image size 16.5 mb at 500 dpi.
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digital download tallis antique map of australia in 1851"Australia" drawn and engraved by J.Rapkin, published in Tallis's illustrated Atlas ..., 1851. The original is a detailed steel engraved map with original hand colouring and a centrefold which is just visible on the image. Small inset views of Sydney, Aborigines and wildlife. Click here for detail showing the Adelaide area at full resolution (400 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0068). Digital image size 15.5 mb at 400 dpi.
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Also available as a photo or giclee print here on Mapseeker


digital download new south wales map by Tallis / Rapkin"New South Wales" drawn and engraved by J.Rapkin, published by The London Printing and Publishing Company, about 1853. The original is a decorative steel engraved map with original hand colouring, including orange highlighting to show the 'Gold Diggings'. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (400 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0165). Digital image 18.4mb at 400dpi.
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digital download victoria map by Tallis / Rapkin"Victoria or Port Phillip" drawn and engraved by J.Rapkin, published by The London Printing and Publishing Company, about 1853. The original is a decorative steel engraved map with original hand colouring, including yellow highlighting to show the 'Gold Diggings'. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (400 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0164). Digital image 15.3mb at 400dpi.
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digital download south australia map by Tallis / Rapkin"Part of South Australia" drawn and engraved by J.Rapkin, published in Tallis's The Illustrated Atlas ..., about 1853. The original is a decorative steel engraved map with original hand colouring and centrefold, the decorative vignettes include Adelaide and Seal of the Colony. Small black dots mark the 'Mining Districts'. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (400 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0248). Digital image 17.4mb at 400dpi.
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digital download western australia map by Tallis / Rapkin"Western Australia, Swan River" (with Perth) drawn and engraved by J.Rapkin, published by The London Printing and Publishing Company, about 1853. The original is a decorative steel engraved map with original hand colouring. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (400 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0168). Digital image 17.6mb at 400dpi.
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digital download tasmania map by Tallis / Rapkin"Van Dieman's Island, or Tasmania" drawn and engraved by J.Rapkin, published in Tallis's The Illustrated Atlas ..., about 1853. The original is a decorative steel engraved map with original hand colouring. The decorative vignettes include Hobart Town, Thylacinus Cynocephalus and Seal of the Colony. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (400 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0249). Digital image 19.7mb at 400dpi.
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digital download new zealand map by Tallis / Rapkin"New Zealand" drawn and engraved by J.Rapkin, published by The London Printing and Publishing Company, about 1853. The original is a decorative steel engraved map with original hand colouring. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (400 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0199). Digital image 18.9mb at 400dpi.
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digital download antique map of the antarctic, 1763"Chart of the Antarctic Polar Circle, with the Countries adjoining, According to the New Hypothesis of M.Buache. From the Memoirs of the Royal Academy at Paris " published in 1788 in The Gentleman's Magazine, London, 1763. The original is a copper engraved map. Click here for detail showing part of the map at full resolution (500 dpi). Click the small image to the left for a larger low resolution version. (Ref sm0049). Digital image 12mb at 500dpi.
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