Oceania

Title: Oceania
Date: C1898
Mapmaker: George Washington Bacon (1830-1922)
Image Size: 320mm x 485mm (12.6" x 19.09")
Sheet Size: 347mm x 500mm (13.66" x 19.69")
Technique: Colour printed engraving.
Condition: In good condition, with centre fold as issued.
Stock Number: BAAOTW AM 010 (NHG) (C091)
07602
Price: $A 195
Description:

Detailed map Oceania focusing on Australia and the western Pacific with an inset of Fiji at lower right. South Australia and Northern Territory shown as one state. Shown are sea routes to major ports with distances.

Biography:

George Washington Bacon (1831?-1922)

Publisher, map seller, bookseller and lithographer. He came to England in 1862 initially as an agent for the American Atlas Company. Eventually he took over the James Wyld map business in 1893.