Geological Sketch Map Showing the Southern Termination of the Permo-Carboniferous Basin of New South Wales. County of Vincent


Title:
Geological Sketch Map Showing the Southern Termination of the Permo-Carboniferous Basin of New South Wales. County of Vincent
Date:
C1915
Artist:
E.F. Pittman (1849-1932)
Image Size:
870mm x 675mm (34.25" x 26.57")
Sheet Size:
930mm x 710mm (36.61" x 27.95")
Condition:
In good condition, with folds as issued. Laid onto archival linen.
Technique:
Lithograph printed in colour.
Price:

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$A 650
Stock Number:
MOTGS 003 GEOL NC (NITGY) (MD12)
Description:

Rare colour lithographed geological map covering the area from the Shoalhaven River to Batemans Bay.

Biography:

Edward Fisher Pittman (1849-1932)

Pittman was a geologist and administrator. Around 1865 he started working as assistant to J. C. Newbery in the chemical laboratory of the Victorian Geological Survey. After the survey was disbanded in 1869, Pittman turned to mine-surveying and became a licensed surveyor. He left for London in 1873 to study at the Royal School of Mines and gained its associateship (mining and metallurgy) in 1876.  

Returning to Australia, Pittman settled in Sydney and worked as a temporary draftsman in the Department of Lands before securing appointment on 20 June 1878 as assistant to C. S. Wilkinson, geological surveyor-in-charge of the Department of Mines. In 1881 he resigned to become registrar and lecturer in mining and geology at the School of Mines and Industries, Sandhurst (Bendigo), Victoria, but by December 1882 was back with Wilkinson as first assistant. From 1883 he was also chief mining surveyor for the colony. 

Pittman was appointed government geologist on 21 December 1891 after the death of Wilkinson and on 2 September 1902 Pittman became under secretary of the Department of Mines (and Agriculture until 1906), while continuing as government geologist.  


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