C1825

Map of the Country to the Southd. of Lake George. shewing Captain Currie’s & Major Oven’s Route during the Months of May and June 1823. Drawn to Correspond with Lieutenant Oxley’s General Map of the Colony of New South Wales by Mark John Currie. Commr

Mapmaker:

Captain Mark John Currie (1795 - 1874)

Map showing the tracks of Captain John Mark Currie and Major Ovens who left on 22 May 1823, to explore the then unknown country south of Lake George. On the 28 May they reached the lake with Currie noting in … Read Full Description

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Map of the Country to the Southd. of Lake George. shewing Captain Currie’s & Major Oven’s Route during the Months of May and June 1823. Drawn to Correspond with Lieutenant Oxley’s General Map of the Colony of New South Wales by Mark John Currie. Commr

Date:

C1825

Mapmaker:

Captain Mark John Currie (1795 - 1874)

Condition:

In good condition folds as issued.

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Image Size: 

242mm 
x 185mm
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Map of the Country to the Southd. of Lake George. shewing Captain Currie's & Major Oven's Route during the Months of May and June 1823. Drawn to Correspond with Lieutenant Oxley's General Map of the Colony of New South Wales by Mark John Currie. Commr - Antique Map from 1825

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dated:

1825

Description:

Map showing the tracks of Captain John Mark Currie and Major Ovens who left on 22 May 1823, to explore the then unknown country south of Lake George. On the 28 May they reached the lake with Currie noting in his diary that this point was the known southerly limits of settlement. On the 31st they had named Isabella Plains in the southern suburb of present day Canberra and by the 6 June they had reached the Monaro Plains, the map notes &#8216called by the Natives Monaroo&#8217 but the explorers named the area Brisbane Downs after Governor Brisbane&#8217s daughter.

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