This is an excellent map featuring the Northern portion of the Indian Ocean extending from Africa to India and to Sumatra. It names numerous small islands and features Mauritious with great deal of detail in the inset and also Madagascar. The vignettes include Native Village in Madagascar, Point de Galle - Ceylon, Port Louis - Mauritius, North Beach - Prince of Wales Island, and Falls of the River Roche - Isle of Bourbon.
1851 Tallis Map of Islands in the Indian Ocean
Islands in the Indian Ocean
Map Maker Specifics
J Tallis, 1851, London
8.8 x 12 in. plus margins
Excellent. Nice print on thicker paper. Hint of toning. Color outline.