C1927

Map of Nauru or Pleasant Island

Mapmaker:

J.D. Hutchinson

Scarce map solely focusing on Nauru or as it was previously known, ‘Pleasant Island’, with a colour key at lower left. Nauru is located 3,000 kms to the northeast of Cape York. In 1798, the British sea captain John Fearn, … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Map of Nauru or Pleasant Island

Date:

C1927

Mapmaker:

J.D. Hutchinson

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

388mm 
x 482mm

Paper Size: 

440mm 
x 534mm
AUTHENTICITY
Map of Nauru or Pleasant Island - Vintage Map from 1927

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1927

Description:

Scarce map solely focusing on Nauru or as it was previously known, ‘Pleasant Island’, with a colour key at lower left.

Nauru is located 3,000 kms to the northeast of Cape York. In 1798, the British sea captain John Fearn, on his trading ship Hunter, became the first Westerner to report sighting Nauru, calling it “Pleasant Island“, because of its attractive appearance.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID745254

 

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