C1865
 (1926)

[AUSTRALIA-SA] Wood Point to Lowly Point Including the Approach to Port Augusta…….

Rare large scale hydrographic chart of Port Pirie and approaches to Port Augusta, South Australia, surveyed by Commander J. Hutchinson. First issued 26th August 1865 with smaller corrections made up to 27th August 1926. This issue with the additions of … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

[AUSTRALIA-SA] Wood Point to Lowly Point Including the Approach to Port Augusta…….

Date:

C1865
 (1926)

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

1007mm 
x 670mm

Paper Size: 

1030mm 
x 725mm
AUTHENTICITY
[AUSTRALIA-SA] Wood Point to Lowly Point Including the Approach to Port Augusta....... - Antique Map from 1865

Genuine antique
dated:

1926

Description:

Rare large scale hydrographic chart of Port Pirie and approaches to Port Augusta, South Australia, surveyed by Commander J. Hutchinson. First issued 26th August 1865 with smaller corrections made up to 27th August 1926. This issue with the additions of two large insets of the approaches to Port Pirie Harbour and one of the port. There are manuscript red ink additions dated 1928 added to the chart.

 

 

 

 

Collections:
State Library Victoria: MAPS 100 AJ 1795- (0403) 1865 issue without the addition of the two insets
National Maritime Museum Greenwich: NTY262:12/8 (1872, 1886; 1872, 1886)

Commander Frederick Howard ( - )

Commander Howard took charge of the Admiralty Survey of the South Australian coast following the death of Captain John Hutchison RN in 1869. Howard continued the survey aboard HM Surveying schooner 'Beatrice' and received promotional commission as Staff Commander in 1871.

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John Hutchinson ( - )

Hutchinson was a  surveyor who began surveying under Captain F. Bullock in 1842, examining the river Thames. From 1843-1844 he was engaged on surveying the west coast of Ireland with James Wolfe. He then was promoted to Assistant-Surveyor and joined the HMS Herald with Captain H. Kellett, employed in surveying the North-West coast of America and Behring strait until he was promoted to Lieutenant in 1850. As Lieutenant and Assistant Surveyor, he was employed from 1852-1861 working with Capt. Denam in the South sea Islands, Shark Bay, West Australia, Fiji Islands, Coral Sea and the east coast of Australia. Hutchinson as made marine surveyor of the South Australian Survey Station between 1852 and 1865, and mapped much of the Northern Territory coastline. He gained the rank of commander in 1861. In 1868, he was promoted to rank of Post-Captain, but died in July 1869 of inflammation of the lungs.

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