C1879

County of Murray

Scarce county map of the Canberra covering the area from Yass into Braidwood in the south and Tinderry Creek to Lake George. From the first county atlas of New South Wales, with panels of text listing rivers, towns and creeks. … Read Full Description

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S/N: AOFSC-013-AM-NSW–191793
(C026)
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Full Title:

County of Murray

Date:

C1879

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

540mm 
x 390mm

Paper Size: 

550mm 
x 428mm
AUTHENTICITY
County of Murray - Antique Map from 1879

Genuine antique
dated:

1879

Description:

Scarce county map of the Canberra covering the area from Yass into Braidwood in the south and Tinderry Creek to Lake George.

From the first county atlas of New South Wales, with panels of text listing rivers, towns and creeks. The map was drawn by George Bishop while he was draftsman in the Surveyor-General’s Office, 1866-1870 and compiled from the latest government surveys and geological reports, while the geographical information the published accounts of the colony by Wentworth, Lang, Hovel and Hume, Bennett, Mitchell, Wells, the Rev. W.B. Clarke and W. Wilkins.

From Basch & Co, Atlas of the settled counties of New South Wales.

Collections:
Australian Museum, Sydney: RB D912.944/ATL
National Library Australia: Bib ID 4927435
State Library New South Wales: 74VvyW8WP7pZ
State Library Victoria: SLTF 912.944 B29

References:
Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 6783, p.267

George Bishop (1857 - )

Bishop was a draftsman in the Surveyor-General's Office, Sydney 1866-1870.George Bishop (act. 1857-?)

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