C1858

Harbour of Newcastle N.S.W.

Mapmaker:

Henry Taylor Plews

Very rare, and important early map of Newcastle by Henry Taylor Plews with locations of coal pits, proposed extension of the Great Northern Railway line along port. Shown is the Australian Agricultural Company’s railway line from its D and F … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Harbour of Newcastle N.S.W.

Date:

C1858

Mapmaker:

Henry Taylor Plews

Condition:

Split along right hand side fold, experly reinforced, otherwise in good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

525mm 
x 420mm

Paper Size: 

547mm 
x 442mm
AUTHENTICITY
Harbour of Newcastle N.S.W. - Antique Map from 1858

Genuine antique
dated:

1858

Description:

Very rare, and important early map of Newcastle by Henry Taylor Plews with locations of coal pits, proposed extension of the Great Northern Railway line along port.

Shown is the Australian Agricultural Company’s railway line from its D and F pits. The company had been granted 2,000 acres of land by the British Government to pursue coal mining anywhere in New South Wales. After unsuccessfully searching for suitable land near Sydney it selected land on the western boundary of the township of Newcastle.

From;  Transactions of the North of England Institute of Mining Engineers

Collections:
Not in Trove, (not found in any Australian institutional collection.)

Mapmaker:

Very rare, and important early map of Newcastle by Henry Taylor Plews with locations of coal pits, proposed extension of the Great Northern Railway line along port.

Shown is the Australian Agricultural Company’s railway line from its D and F pits. The company had been granted 2,000 acres of land by the British Government to pursue coal mining anywhere in New South Wales. After unsuccessfully searching for suitable land near Sydney it selected land on the western boundary of the township of Newcastle.

From;  Transactions of the North of England Institute of Mining Engineers

Collections:
Not in Trove, (not found in any Australian institutional collection.)

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