C1888

A Large Chart of The World, ....

Late c.19th copy of the Dauphin chart drawn by the Portuguese between 1530 and 1536. It is thought to be the earliest known map of Australia. The name Iave la Grande [i.e. Java] is written vertically on the Australian continent. … Read Full Description

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S/N: FHOAE-AM-004–412682
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Full Title:

A Large Chart of The World, ….

Date:

C1888

Mapmaker:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured lithograph.

Image Size: 

290mm 
x 217mm

Paper Size: 

302mm 
x 227mm
AUTHENTICITY
A Large Chart of The World, .... - Antique Map from 1888

Genuine antique
dated:

1888

Description:

Late c.19th copy of the Dauphin chart drawn by the Portuguese between 1530 and 1536. It is thought to be the earliest known map of Australia. The name Iave la Grande [i.e. Java] is written vertically on the Australian continent. When the Dauphin map is redrawn to the Mercator projection, it does resemble Australia. Shows Java and Sumatra situated very close to the Australian coastline. With place names in Portuguese.

 

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