Tallis produced some to the most decorative maps issued in the 19th century. All have baroque vignettes and unique ornate borders. The map of Malay Archipelago, or East India Islands is surrounded by four small vignettes relating to native life of the region including the natives of New Guiena, the Bee Bear, Victoria Mount New Guiena as well as a scene from Near Sarawak, Boreno.
Condition is very good with a close top margin. Image size is 10.75 inches x 13.5 inches with some outline color.