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John Tallis: New Zealand

Map: AUNZ2863
 
Cartographer: John Tallis
Title: New Zealand
Date: 1851
Published: London
Width: 10 inches / 26 cm
Height: 14 inches / 36 cm
Map ref: AUNZ2863
Description:
Decorative atlas map of New Zealand with finely engraved vignettes of Auckland, Wellington, and Mount Egmont from New Plymouth.

The map also features a portrait of a Māori chief in traditional headdress and with Tā moko [tattoos]. Above this, a heraldic coin or seal. The map is surrounded by a highly decorative inspired by Māori carvings with a Hei-tiki in the lower centre.

Coloured. [AUNZ2863]