South Australia. Southern Part.


Title:
South Australia. Southern Part.
Date:
C1879
Mapmaker:
Edward Stanford (1827-1904)
Image Size:
175mm x 250mm (6.89" x 9.84")
Condition:
In good condition, folds as issued.
Technique:
Original engraving printed in colour.
Price:

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Stock Number:
SCGTWA 193 AM SA (KTL) (C093)
Description:

Founder of one of the most prominent geographical publishing houses in the C19th who took over the stock of The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

Biography:

Edward Stanford  (1827-1904)

Apprenticed as a printer and stationer. He founded his business in partnership with Saunders in 1852 as "Suanders & Stanford" but was dissolved in 1853. He founded "Stanford's Geographical Establishment" 1857, employing Suanders and Alexander Keith Johnston to prepare maps. By 1864 he was employing twenty-eight men and thirteen boys. He acquire the John Arrowsmith stock at auction in 1874 and by 1881 his staff had grown to sixty-five men, nineteen boys and three women, with his son Edward Standford II (1856-1917) acting as his assistant. He retired in 1882 and his son took over. The firm still exists.

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