Antique Maps

Artemis has an interesting collection of antique maps by well known historical cartographers.
Antique Australian and World maps available.


John Tallis: (1817-1876) English cartographic publisher. His company, John Tallis and Company, published views, maps and atlases in London from about 1838 to 1851. Highly prized for his ornamental maps showing decorative borders, indigenous people and regional scenes.
John Bartholomew: Junior(1831-1893) Scottish cartographer. Best known for his development of colour contouring which represents altitudes on a graduated colour scale – areas of high altitude in shades of brown and areas of low altitude in shades of green.
John Thomson: (1777-1840) Scottish cartographer from Edinburgh, celebrated for his 1817 “New Gerneral Atlas – a collection of maps and charts, delineating the natural and political divisions of the empires, kingdoms, and states in the World. Constructed from the most authentic voyages and travels.”

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