C1879

County of Roxburgh N.S.W.

Important c.19th map of part of New South Wales extending from Bathurst to Rylstone and from Sofala to Worrengy, from the first county atlas published in the colony by George Bishop (act. 1857-?). The maps were compiled from ‘the very … Read Full Description

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S/N: AOFSC-016-AM-NSW–191799
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Full Title:

County of Roxburgh N.S.W.

Date:

C1879

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

500mm 
x 350mm

Paper Size: 

550mm 
x 425mm
AUTHENTICITY
County of Roxburgh N.S.W. - Antique Map from 1879

Genuine antique
dated:

1879

Description:

Important c.19th map of part of New South Wales extending from Bathurst to Rylstone and from Sofala to Worrengy, from the first county atlas published in the colony by George Bishop (act. 1857-?). The maps were compiled from ‘the very latest plans in the Land’s Department‘, and laid down the extent of the known settled areas in the 1870’s.

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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