C1886

Map of the counties of Cunningham, Ashburnham, Dowling, Gipps, Forbes, Bland, Monteagle, Bourke, Clarendon, Mitchell and Wynyard

Scarce c.19th county map of  central New South Wales, extending from Condoblin in the north to Tumbarumba in the south, Cargellico out west to Boorowa in the east. From the first atlas devoted to the continent issued in Australia. References: … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Map of the counties of Cunningham, Ashburnham, Dowling, Gipps, Forbes, Bland, Monteagle, Bourke, Clarendon, Mitchell and Wynyard

Date:

C1886

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

430mm 
x 525mm

Paper Size: 

490mm 
x 585mm
AUTHENTICITY
Map of the counties of Cunningham, Ashburnham, Dowling, Gipps, Forbes, Bland, Monteagle, Bourke, Clarendon, Mitchell and Wynyard - Antique Map from 1886

Genuine antique
dated:

1886

Description:

Scarce c.19th county map of  central New South Wales, extending from Condoblin in the north to Tumbarumba in the south, Cargellico out west to Boorowa in the east. From the first atlas devoted to the continent issued in Australia.

References:
Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976 12075.

Collections:
National Library Australia: 3005082
State Library Victoria: SLTEF 912.94 M22
State Library New South Wales: F980.11/S

References:
Tooley, R.V. The Mapping of Australia. London 1979: 1030.
Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976: 12075.


Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 3294564
State Library New South Wales: REF CODE (AuSN)b19952296-61slnsw_inst
State Library Victoria: MAPEF 912.94 M22

John Sands (1818 - 1873)

In 1837 Sands came to Sydney for health reasons and with stationery valued at £500 he set up business in George Street. In 1848 he took over a shop front next to the General Post Office. By 1870 as stationers, booksellers, printers and account book manufacturers the firm was one of the largest of its kind in Australia and in that year won prizes for printing and book production at the Inter Colonial Exhibition in Sydney.

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