C1886

Map of the District of Port Curtis, and a Portion of Leichhardt.

Scarce county map extending from Gladstone to Cape Palmerston to Elphinstone, south west to Clermont, then Carnarvon Range, showing district and county boundaries, main roads, telegraph lines and railways. From the first atlas devoted to the continent issued in Australia.

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Full Title:

Map of the District of Port Curtis, and a Portion of Leichhardt.

Date:

C1886

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

560mm 
x 470mm

Paper Size: 

600mm 
x 490mm
AUTHENTICITY
Map of the District of Port Curtis, and a Portion of Leichhardt. - Antique Map from 1886

Genuine antique
dated:

1886

Description:

Scarce county map extending from Gladstone to Cape Palmerston to Elphinstone, south west to Clermont, then Carnarvon Range, showing district and county boundaries, main roads, telegraph lines and railways. From the first atlas devoted to the continent issued in Australia.

References:
Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976: 12075.
Tooley, R.V. The Mapping of Australia. London 1979: 1062.


Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 3296552
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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