C1841

Chart of the Pacific Ocean.

Beautifully engraved c.19th hand coloured map of the Pacific, with Australia shown with little inland information. A number of the Dutch discoveries on the western and northern coasts are noted. From Dowers, A New General Atlas Of The World, Compiled … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Chart of the Pacific Ocean.

Date:

C1841

Condition:

In good condition. With centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

415mm 
x 340mm

Paper Size: 

482mm 
x 391mm
AUTHENTICITY
Chart of the Pacific Ocean. - Antique Map from 1841

Genuine antique
dated:

1841

Description:

Beautifully engraved c.19th hand coloured map of the Pacific, with Australia shown with little inland information. A number of the Dutch discoveries on the western and northern coasts are noted.

From Dowers, A New General Atlas Of The World, Compiled And Constructed With The Greatest Care

 

References:
Tooley, R.V. The Mapping of Australia. London 1979: 471.

Collections:
David Rumsey Collection: List No: 2745.031
National Library Australia: Bib ID 2904490

John Crane Dower (1791 - 1846)

Dower was a London based map maker, engraver and printer, the son and successor of John Crane Dower's map business. He was elected to the Royal Geographical Society in 1854.

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