Map of Section 4

Title: Map of Section 4
Date: C1886
Mapmaker: John Sands (1818-1873)
Image Size: 420mm x 520mm (16.54" x 20.47")
Technique: Lithograph printed in colour.
Condition: In good condition, centre fold as issued.
Stock Number: NAOA AM SA 011 (NHL) (LF15)
Price: $A 195

Area from West Australian border in the west to Denial Bay in the east and Leisler Hills in the north and the Great Australian Bight in the south. Scarce county map of South Australia from the first atlas devoted to the continent issued in Australia.


John Sands (1818–1873 )

In 1837 Sands came to Sydney for health reasons and with stationery valued at £500 set up business in George Street. In 1848 he took over a shop front  next to the General Post Office. By 1870 as stationers, booksellers, printers and account book manufacturers the firm was one of the largest of its in Australia and in that year won prizes for printing and book production at the Intercolonial Exhibition in Sydney.