C1930

General Map of Sydney and Environs showing Localities, Railways, Tramways, and Principal Roads.

Early edition of this scarce large scale detailed map of Sydney by H.E.C. Robinson showing highways, national highways, main through roads, railways and post offices. Collections: National Library Australia: Bib ID 5816567 State Library NSW:  later editions  

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Full Title:

General Map of Sydney and Environs showing Localities, Railways, Tramways, and Principal Roads.

Date:

C1930

Condition:

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

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

725mm 
x 980mm

Paper Size: 

760mm 
x 1000mm
AUTHENTICITY
General Map of Sydney and Environs showing Localities, Railways, Tramways, and Principal Roads. - Vintage Map from 1930

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1930

Description:

Early edition of this scarce large scale detailed map of Sydney by H.E.C. Robinson showing highways, national highways, main through roads, railways and post offices.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 5816567
State Library NSW:  later editions

 

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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