C1874

Map of the Ovens & Murray District Victoria

Mapmaker:

F.E. Hiscock

Scarce map of the Ovens and Murryay River district  Victoria from the first county atlas published of the state, extending west to Rushworth, to Forest Hill in the east and north to Corowa and south to Delatfie River. Roads and … Read Full Description

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S/N: HNVCA-019-VIC–191057
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Full Title:

Map of the Ovens & Murray District Victoria

Date:

C1874

Mapmaker:

F.E. Hiscock

Engraver:

Hamel & Fergurson 

Condition:

Some minor spots otherwise in good condition with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

512mm 
x 395mm

Paper Size: 

550mm 
x 435mm
AUTHENTICITY
Map of the Ovens & Murray District Victoria - Antique Map from 1874

Genuine antique
dated:

1874

Description:

Scarce map of the Ovens and Murryay River district  Victoria from the first county atlas published of the state, extending west to Rushworth, to Forest Hill in the east and north to Corowa and south to Delatfie River. Roads and pastoral runs are shown. Surrounding the map are detailed lists of Creeks, Stations, Post Towns and Mountains.

Hiscock states for prospective purchaser the following;

‘This Atlas is the first of the kind ever produced in the colony, and will be thoroughly authentic to date of publication. It will be found eminently useful to the Merchant and Squatter as a work of reference, and to the schollmaster or man of family it is best means extant of furnishing the rising generation of the colony with a thorough geographical knowledge of Victoria’. (June 1874)

From, F.E. Hiscock & Co’s New Victorian Counties Atlas.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 3943366
State Library New South Wales: MMS ID 991011471739702626
State Library Victoria: MAPS 820 A 1874 HISCOCKS

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