C1933

General map of Sydney and environs, showing localities, railways, tramways, and principal roads.

Large scale detailed map of Sydney by Herbert Edward Cooper Robinson (1857-1933) with a large key at top and an index at lower right. The dating of the map is based on the population of Melbourne and Sydney in the … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

General map of Sydney and environs, showing localities, railways, tramways, and principal roads.

Date:

C1933

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued. Laid on archival linen.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

720mm 
x 970mm

Paper Size: 

765mm 
x 1015mm
AUTHENTICITY
General map of Sydney and environs, showing localities, railways, tramways, and principal roads. - Vintage Map from 1933

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1933

Description:

Large scale detailed map of Sydney by Herbert Edward Cooper Robinson (1857-1933) with a large key at top and an index at lower right. The dating of the map is based on the population of Melbourne and Sydney in the Official Year Book of the Commonwealth of Australia No. 26 – 1933 published 30th June 1933 which for Sydney was exactly 1,234,367 and for Melbourne 992,048 matching the figures on the map.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 5816567

Herbert Edward Cooper Robinson (1857 - 1933)

Robinson was a founder of the (Royal) Geographical Society of Australasia in 1885, a member of the Geographical Society of New South Wales in the late 1920s and a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society of London. He made many valuable contributions to geographical science and was a delegate to the 1923 Sydney Regional Plan Convention. A friend and technical collaborator of Professor Sir Edgeworth David, he helped to produce David's monumental large-scale Geological Map of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1932. His draughtsmen also produced the maps for Donald Mackay's important aerial surveys of Australia from 1930. 1895 Wentworth Court-Robinson set up his own map-publishing business 1906 Phillip Street 1913 Permanent location at 221-223 George Street. 1917 H. E. C. Robinson Ltd was officially incorporated

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