C1895

[Brisbane] Plan Showing the Town Reaches of the Brisbane River….

Mapmaker:

H.M. Trower

Rare plan of Brisbane showing proposed areas to be reclaimed and extension of wharves. By 1872, Brisbane had displaced Ipswich as the most important shipping destination, and the river channel was dredged from the mouth to the Town Reach. “Reach” … Read Full Description

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S/N: TP-BRISB-1895-TROW–341333
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Full Title:

[Brisbane] Plan Showing the Town Reaches of the Brisbane River….

Date:

C1895

Mapmaker:

H.M. Trower

Condition:

Small repair at folds, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured lithograph.

Image Size: 

508mm 
x 580mm

Paper Size: 

537mm 
x 850mm
AUTHENTICITY
[Brisbane] Plan Showing the Town Reaches of the Brisbane River.... - Antique Map from 1895

Genuine antique
dated:

1895

Description:

Rare plan of Brisbane showing proposed areas to be reclaimed and extension of wharves.

By 1872, Brisbane had displaced Ipswich as the most important shipping destination, and the river channel was dredged from the mouth to the Town Reach. “Reach” was the portion of the river between bends from Victoria Bridge to Sydney Street.

 

 

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