C1840

Australia. Map to Illustrate the Journal of a Route along the Rivers Victoria & Warrego by E.B.Kennedy esqr. 1847.

From volume 22 of the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society shows from the Darling River to the Victoria River. MCS 76 97

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Full Title:

Australia. Map to Illustrate the Journal of a Route along the Rivers Victoria & Warrego by E.B.Kennedy esqr. 1847.

Date:

C1840

Condition:

Technique:

Original colour engraving

Image Size: 

224mm 
x 180mm
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Australia. Map to Illustrate the Journal of a Route along the Rivers Victoria & Warrego by E.B.Kennedy esqr. 1847. - Antique Map from 1840

Genuine antique
dated:

1840

Description:

From volume 22 of the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society shows from the Darling River to the Victoria River. MCS 76 97

John Arrowsmith (1790 - 1873)

Arrowsmith was an important English cartographer who flourished at a time of rapid British colonial expansion. Arrowsmith was born at Winston, County Durham. In 1810 he moved to London and worked his uncle Aaron Arrowsmith in his mapmaking business in London. After his uncle died in 1823 he set up on his own account. A founding member of the Royal Geographical Society 4th August 1830 and became unofficial cartographer for the society for forty three years. He took over the old Arrowsmith premises at 10 Soho Square after the death of his cousin Samuel Arrowsmith in 1839, buying the old Arrowsmith plates, manuscripts and copyrights at auction.

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