Australia - Western Section.

Title: Australia - Western Section.
Date: C1922
Mapmaker: John Bartholomew (1860-1920)
Image Size: 545mm x 418mm (21.46" x 16.46")
Technique: Colour printed engraving.
Condition: In good condition, with centre fold as issued.
Stock Number: TTAT AM WA 105 (HAY) (LF16) (1)
07722
Price: $A 245
Description:

Detailed map of Western Australia with inset of Perth and Albany. Included are counties, railways and the distances to various overseas destinations. Interesting information such as 1. 'Extreme Edge of Blowholes' 2. 'Edge of Timber' 3. & 'Vast Plains' 4. 'Clay Pan' 5. 'Blowhile'.

Biography:

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.