C1923

Nauru or Pleasant Island

Mapmaker:

Home Territories Branch Sydney

Scarce map solely focusing on Nauru or as it was previously known, ‘Pleasant Island’, with a colour key at lower right. Nauru is located 3,000 kms to the northeast of Cape York. In 1798, the British sea captain John Fearn, … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Nauru or Pleasant Island

Date:

C1923

Mapmaker:

Home Territories Branch Sydney

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

505mm 
x 440mm

Paper Size: 

545mm 
x 480mm
AUTHENTICITY
Nauru or Pleasant Island - Vintage Map from 1923

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1923

Description:

Scarce map solely focusing on Nauru or as it was previously known, ‘Pleasant Island’, with a colour key at lower right. Nauru is located 3,000 kms to the northeast of Cape York. In 1798, the British sea captain John Fearn, on his trading ship Hunter, became the first Westerner to report sighting Nauru, calling it “Pleasant Island“, because of its attractive appearance.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID745254

 

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