C1871

Map Shewing Roads & Postal Stations in New South Wales

Rare large detailed map of New South Wales by Edward Stanford showing roads and post offices and electoral information of the numbers of electors in each district, in New South Wales in 1871. There are two insets maps at lower … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Map Shewing Roads & Postal Stations in New South Wales

Date:

C1871

Condition:

In good condition with folds as issued.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

630mm 
x 515mm

Paper Size: 

735mm 
x 547mm
AUTHENTICITY
Map Shewing Roads & Postal Stations in New South Wales - Antique Map from 1871

Genuine antique
dated:

1871

Description:

Rare large detailed map of New South Wales by Edward Stanford showing roads and post offices and electoral information of the numbers of electors in each district, in New South Wales in 1871. There are two insets maps at lower right and left of Newcastle and Sydney.

 

References:
Tooley, R.V. The Mapping of Australia. London 1979: 1186.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 28556222
State Library New South Wales: Call Numbers MD 2 W 39

Edward Stanford (1827 - 1904)

Stanford was apprenticed as a printer and stationer he founded his business in partnership with Saunders in 1852 as "Saunders & Stanford" but it was dissolved in 1853. He then founded "Stanford's Geographical Establishment" 1857, employing Saunders and Alexander Keith Johnston to prepare maps. By 1864 he was employing twenty-eight men and thirteen boys. He acquired John Arrowsmith's stock at auction in 1874. By 1881 with his son Edward Standford II (1856-1917) acting as his assistant, his staff had grown to sixty-five men, nineteen boys and three women He retired in 1882 and his son took over. The firm still exists.

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