Colony of South Australia.

Title: Colony of South Australia.
Date: C1890
Mapmaker: John George Bartholomew (1860-1920)
Image Size: 310mm x 235mm (12.2" x 9.25")
Technique: Colour printed engraving.
Condition: In good condition, with centre fold as issued.
Stock Number: RAAG 019 AM SA (NTG) (C093) (1)
Price: $A 90

Colonial map of South Australia, showing counties and with an inset of Lake Eyre and Torrens.


John George Bartholomew (1860–1920)  

John George Bartholomew brought the firm to prominence. In particular, J.G. Bartholomew made the firm a publisher of its own works, rather than a producer of maps for other firms.  He was the fourth John George Bartholomew of this famous map making family. He took over the business at 28 years of age became Cartographer to King George V and was founder of the Scottish Geographical Society.