C1900

Australia and Tasmania

Very detailed map of Australia made at the time of Federation with excellent inland information.

$A 225

S/N: BESER-0401-AM–418293
(C091)
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Details

Full Title:

Australia and Tasmania

Date:

C1900

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

318mm 
x 275mm

Paper Size: 

355mm 
x 312mm
AUTHENTICITY
Australia and Tasmania - Antique Map from 1900

Genuine antique
dated:

1900

Description:

Very detailed map of Australia made at the time of Federation with excellent inland information.

Edward Stanford (1827 - 1904)

Stanford was apprenticed as a printer and stationer he founded his business in partnership with Saunders in 1852 as "Saunders & Stanford" but it was dissolved in 1853. He then founded "Stanford's Geographical Establishment" 1857, employing Saunders and Alexander Keith Johnston to prepare maps. By 1864 he was employing twenty-eight men and thirteen boys. He acquired John Arrowsmith's stock at auction in 1874. By 1881 with his son Edward Standford II (1856-1917) acting as his assistant, his staff had grown to sixty-five men, nineteen boys and three women He retired in 1882 and his son took over. The firm still exists.

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