C1915

Geological Map of the Bulli -Mount Kembla District. Bulli, Corrimal, Wollongong, Mount-Kembla.

Rare large early c.20th colour lithographed geological map covering the Wollongong and surrounding areas. The map extends from Thirroul to Illawarra lake and inland to Cordeaux River. Sold with an accompanying cross section.

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S/N: MOTGS-006-GEOL-NC–231020
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Full Title:

Geological Map of the Bulli -Mount Kembla District. Bulli, Corrimal, Wollongong, Mount-Kembla.

Date:

C1915

Condition:

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

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

670mm 
x 810mm

Paper Size: 

720mm 
x 855mm
AUTHENTICITY
Geological Map of the Bulli -Mount Kembla District. Bulli, Corrimal, Wollongong, Mount-Kembla. - Antique Map from 1915

Genuine antique
dated:

1915

Description:

Rare large early c.20th colour lithographed geological map covering the Wollongong and surrounding areas. The map extends from Thirroul to Illawarra lake and inland to Cordeaux River. Sold with an accompanying cross section.

Edward Fisher  Pittman (1849 - 1932)

Pittman was a geologist and administrator. Around 1865 he started working as assistant to J. C. Newbery in the chemical laboratory of the Victorian Geological Survey. After the survey was disbanded in 1869, Pittman turned to mine-surveying and became a licensed surveyor. He left for London in 1873 to study at the Royal School of Mines and gained its associateship (mining and metallurgy) in 1876. Returning to Australia, Pittman settled in Sydney and worked as a temporary draftsman in the Department of Lands before securing appointment on 20 June 1878 as assistant to C. S. Wilkinson, geological surveyor-in-charge of the Department of Mines. In 1881 he resigned to become registrar and lecturer in mining and geology at the School of Mines and Industries, Sandhurst (Bendigo), Victoria, but by December 1882 was back with Wilkinson as first assistant. From 1883 he was also chief mining surveyor for the colony. Pittman was appointed government geologist on 21 December 1891 after the death of Wilkinson and on 2 September 1902 Pittman became under secretary of the Department of Mines (and Agriculture until 1906), while continuing as government geologist.

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