C1789

A Chart of the Track of the Scarborough, on Her Homeward Pafsage, from Port Jackson, on the Et. Coast of New South Wales, towards China.

Scarce C.18th map showing the route of the convict ship, Scarborough from Sydney towards China and coastal profiles of several islands including Lord Howe and Norfolk. The Scarborough was a 418 ton ship, captained by John Marshall, which carried 208 … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

A Chart of the Track of the Scarborough, on Her Homeward Pafsage, from Port Jackson, on the Et. Coast of New South Wales, towards China.

Date:

C1789

Condition:

Bottom margin has been expertly re-instated, otherwise in good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

257mm 
x 438mm

Paper Size: 

287mm 
x 472mm
AUTHENTICITY
A Chart of the Track of the Scarborough, on Her Homeward Pafsage, from Port Jackson, on the Et. Coast of New South Wales, towards China. - Antique Map from 1789

Genuine antique
dated:

1789

Description:

Scarce C.18th map showing the route of the convict ship, Scarborough from Sydney towards China and coastal profiles of several islands including Lord Howe and Norfolk. The Scarborough was a 418 ton ship, captained by John Marshall, which carried 208 male convicts as part of the First Fleet to Botany Bay. After transporting the convicts, Marshall sailed to China and charted the previously unknown Gilbert and Marshall islands, the latter which were originally named Lord Mulgrave’s Range.

 

References:
Tooley, R.V. The Mapping of Australia. London 1979: 893 PP 1789.12.
Perry, T. & Prescott, D. A guide to maps of Australia in books published 1780-1830. Canberra 1996: 1789.12.
Wantrup, J. Australian Rare Books. Sydney 1987: 5.
Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976: 47.


Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 2787169
State Library New South Wales: AuSN)b30789667-61slnsw_inst
Queensland Art Gallery: Accession No. 2012.496
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John Stockdale (1749 - 1814)

John Stockdale (1749-1814) Stockdale started life in modest circumstances as a porter to the publisher John Almon. On the retirement of his employer he started up in business in his own premises in Piccadilly. Among his most famous maps are those that relate to to establishment of the convict settlement of 'Sydney Cove'.

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