Sketch map of the Federal Territory Commonwealth of Australia.


Title:
Sketch map of the Federal Territory Commonwealth of Australia.
Date:
C1920
Mapmaker:
Home & Territories Department of Lands
Image Size:
485mm x 320mm (19.09" x 12.6")
Condition:
Loss of lower left corner of the sheet and just within the decorative border design but not affecting the map area. Otherwise in good condition with folds. Laid onto archival linen.
Technique:
Lithograph printed in colour.
Stock Number:
LASB ACT 005 WS (JIPGY) (C026)
Description:

Detailed map of Canberra and its environs dated April 1920.

The federal legislature moved to Canberra on 9 May 1927, with the opening of the Provisional Parliament House. Planned development of the city slowed significantly during the depression of the 1930's and during World War II. From 1920 to 1957, three bodies, successively the Federal Capital Advisory Committee, the Federal Capital Commission, and the National Capital Planning and Development Committee continued to plan the further expansion of Canberra in the absence of Griffin however, they were only advisory, and development decisions were made without consulting them, increasing inefficiency.

Biography:
Title/AuthorPriceOptionPostageAction
A BRIEF HISTORY OF CANBERRA.
WATSON,, Fredk.
$35.00 AUDORDER CHEAPEST
A BRIEF HISTORY OF CANBERRA.
WATSON,, Fredk.
$60.00 AUDORDER CHEAPEST
A BRIEF HISTORY OF CANBERRA.
WATSON,, Fredk.
$60.00 AUD