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Name Tallis, J.& F.
Nationality British
Notes Tallis set up as a publisher with Frederick Tallis in Cripplegate in 1842; the business moved to Smithfield in 1846, and was dissolved in 1849. From 1851 to 1854 Tallis operated as John Tallis and Company. He started The illustrated news of the world and national portrait gallery of eminent personages in 1858, selling it for £1,370 in 1861; it folded in 1863.
Relationships John Tallis (November 7, 1817 – June 3, 1876)
Frederick Tallis
Places of residence London, England
Edinburgh, Scotland
Dublin, Ireland
Role Printmaker

Associated Records

Image of The Erie Canal.  And the Little Falls On the River Mohawk. - Print

The Erie Canal. And the Little Falls On the River Mohawk. - Print

Metal engraving, black and white. Main image depicts lock on the canal; canal boat above, two horses and rider crossing lock; six figures fishing on rocks below. Vignette at top of Indian men with feather headdresses, pipes and tomahawk. Two vignettes as described in titles at right and left; above left a vignette of Indian man with bow, arrow and shield; at left of a buffalo. [wall, Wm. Guy, B. 1792]/

Image of Barclay's Iron Works, Ulston. - Print

Barclay's Iron Works, Ulston. - Print

Engraving, black and white: depicts a small island in the middle of a lake. A building (iron works) on the island. Bridges from both sides lead to the island from the shore. Large waterfall and mill in the background. Around the outside are three smaller images. Top, Indian rowing a boat; bottom right, Revolutionary soldiers aiming guns; bottom left, Washington talking with a group of men. Image found in Hinton's "History & Topography of the United States"

Image of Ruins of Fort Ticonderoga, New York. - Print

Ruins of Fort Ticonderoga, New York. - Print

Engraving, black and white: View of ruins at the edge of a cliff, water below. Clouds parting with a sliver of light reaching towards the ruins. Bushes and sheep in the foreground. Image found in Hinton's, "History & Topography of the U.S."

Image of The Palisade Rocks On the Hudson River, West Bank, New York. - Print

The Palisade Rocks On the Hudson River, West Bank, New York. - Print

Engraving, black and white: Tall cliffs to the left, river to the right. Waves are crashing, the water looks violent. Sailboats in the river. Raining in the background. Lower corners both depict battles between ships. Image found in Hinton's, "The History & Topography of the U.S."

Image of Timber Raft On Lake Champlain. - Print

Timber Raft On Lake Champlain. - Print

Engraving, black and white: depicts a large, flat raft with four sails and a small a-frame building with smoke coming from the chimney on the lake. People stand in the front and back of the boat. Mountains and clouds in the background. A sailboat to the left, moving away. Two small vignettes below, both of naval engagements on Lake Champlain in 1776. Image found in Hinton's, "History & Topography of the United States."

Image of Lake George. - Print

Lake George. - Print

Engraving, black and white: depicts a lake view with mountains surrounding the water. Sailboats in the water. An artist sketching in the left foreground. Five surrounding vignettes including, a dog and skull, Revolutionary soldier, Indian, two battles. Image found in Hinton's, "History & Topography of the United States"

Image of Timber Raft On Lake Champlain. - Engraving

Timber Raft On Lake Champlain. - Engraving

Steel engraving, black and white: depicts a large boat with four sails and small a-frame building with smoke coming from the chimney. People standing at front and back. Mountains in the background, sailboat moving away. Left vignette depicts men in small boat firing on large warship; right vignette depicts man clinging to mast in foreground, large ships burning in background. Untitled vignette at top depicts peaceful scene of 3 small sailboats. Image found in Hinton's, "History & Topography of the United States."