A Chart of the Track of the Scarborough, on Her Homeward Pafsage, from Port Jackson, on the Et. Coast of New South Wales, towards China.


Title:
A Chart of the Track of the Scarborough, on Her Homeward Pafsage, from Port Jackson, on the Et. Coast of New South Wales, towards China.
Date:
C1789
Mapmaker:
John Stockdale (1749-1814)
Image Size:
260mm x 437mm (10.24" x 17.2")
Condition:
In good condition, with folds as issued.
Technique:
Copper engraving hand coloured
Price:

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Stock Number:
VTBB 249 AM NSW (NIPGY) (C026)
Description:

Map showing the route of the ship, Scarborough from Sydney towards China and coastal profiles of several islands including Lord Howe and Norfolk. The Scarborough was a 418 ton ship, captained by John Marshall, which carried 208 male convicts as part of the First Fleet to Botany Bay. After transporting the convicts, Marshall sailed to China and charted the previously unknown Gilbert and Marshall islands, the latter which were originally named Lord Mulgrave's Range.

Reference; Tooley 893 PP 1789.12

Biography:
John Stockdale (1749-1814)

Stockdale started life in modest circumstances as a porter to the publisher John Almon. On the retirement of his employer he started up in business in his own premises in Piccadilly. Among his most famous maps are those that relate to to establishment of the convict settlement of 'Sydney Cove'.
 

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