C1883

Map of the Northern Territory showing overland Telegraph Line.

Mapmaker:

Frazer Smith Crawford (1829 - 1890)

$A 145

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S/N: SAHP-001-SA–192454
(C093)
Categories:

Full Title:

Map of the Northern Territory showing overland Telegraph Line.

Date:

C1883

Mapmaker:

Frazer Smith Crawford (1829 - 1890)

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Photo lithograph.

Image Size: 

190mm 
x 395mm

Paper Size: 

214mm 
x 420mm

Description:

Scarce map showing the overland telegraph line from Darwin to Lake Eyre.

Mapmaker:

Frazer Smith Crawford (1829-1890)
Professional photographer and lithographer born in Scotland. He was in Melbourne by 1859 with his studio at 83 Swanston Street. Crawford was a council member of the Photographic Society of Victoria in 1860, then moved to Sydney later in the year. In January 1861 he advertised that he was about to leave New South Wales and for Adelaide working in the  Surveyor General’s office from around 1868.

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