C1865

hobsons-bay-port-phillip

Mapmaker:

Sir Peter Henry Scratchley & Sir William Saltonstall Wiseman

Rare plan of proposed defences for Port Phillip Bay, Victoria. Sir Peter Henry Scratchley who after being promoted to captain in October 1859, was given command of a detachment of engineers to erect in Melbourne defence works which he had … Read Full Description

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S/N: TP-VM-65054–194753
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Full Title:

hobsons-bay-port-phillip

Date:

C1865

Mapmaker:

Sir Peter Henry Scratchley & Sir William Saltonstall Wiseman

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Lithograph, printed in colour.

Image Size: 

435mm 
x 310mm

Paper Size: 

490mm 
x 358mm
AUTHENTICITY
hobsons-bay-port-phillip - Antique Map from 1865

Genuine antique
dated:

1865

Description:

Rare plan of proposed defences for Port Phillip Bay, Victoria. Sir Peter Henry Scratchley who after being promoted to captain in October 1859, was given command of a detachment of engineers to erect in Melbourne defence works which he had designed. Arriving in the ‘Ottawa’ on 13 June 1860 he reported on 21 September with detailed recommendations for the defence of Melbourne and Geelong.

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