|Decorative 19th Century Map of Japan and Korea by Rapkin - Tallis|
'Japan and Corea' drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for John Tallis and Co. From The Chinese Empire Illustrated circa 1858. Vignettes include Yeodo, a state Barge and Koreans.
John Rapkin (fl. 1835-65)A nineteenth century map maker and engraver, best known for his work on the Illustrated Atlas of the World 1849-53 for John Tallis and Co. noted for their beautifully decorative borders and later re-issued by the London Printing and Publishing Co. London and New York.
See the map here - old map of Japan by Rapkin Tallis
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