Map of Section 5

Title: Map of Section 5
Date: C1886
Mapmaker: John Sands. (1818-1873)
Image Size: 520mm x 420mm (20.47" x 16.54")
Technique: Lithograph printed in colour.
Condition: In good condition, centrefold as issued.
Stock Number: NAOA AM SA 012 (_) (LF15)
06681
Price: $A 195
Description:

From Lake Eyre in the west to the New South Wales border in the east and from the Queensland border in the north to south of Lake Blanche.

Biography:

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.