Part of South Australia comprising the settled portions of New South Wales and South Australia.


Title:
Part of South Australia comprising the settled portions of New South Wales and South Australia.
Date:
C1844
Mapmaker:
William Hughes (1817-1876)
Image Size:
270mm x 390mm (10.63" x 15.35")
Sheet Size:
310mm x 435mm (12.2" x 17.13")
Condition:
In good condition.
Technique:
Hand coloured engraving.
Price:

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Stock Number:
BGAT 056 AM NSW (JPGY) (C026)
Description:

Early issue of this well known map of southeastern Australia with a horseshoe shaped Lake Eyre, in South Australia and with a note stating, "the greater part apparently dry on the surface, & consisting of a mixture of soft sand & mud." At lower left is an inset of Norfolk Island and at lower right a list of twenty counties in New South Wales. 

In early issues of this map, present day Victoria is named, Australia Felix (Latin for fortunate Australia or happy Australia), the name given by Thomas Mitchell to the  lush pasture in parts of western Victoria he explored in 1836 on his third expedition in 1836. 

Biography:
William Hughes (1817- 1876)

British cartographer and topographer, born in 1817 and died in 1876. He compiled many maps for a number cartographers including, A & C Black, Blackie & Son, Routledge & Philips.

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