C1836

New South Wales

Scarce finely engraved  map of New South Wales issued prior to the first gold discoveries. Twenty counties are delineated and the map is dated 1836 in the publication line. A framed border design surrounds the map. In National Library of … Read Full Description

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S/N: NSW-FIND-TOOL-568–188251
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Full Title:

New South Wales

Date:

C1836

Condition:

Minor spotting to margins, otherwise in good condition. Folds as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

193mm 
x 245mm

Paper Size: 

208mm 
x 272mm
AUTHENTICITY
New South Wales - Antique Map from 1836

Genuine antique
dated:

1836

Description:

Scarce finely engraved  map of New South Wales issued prior to the first gold discoveries. Twenty counties are delineated and the map is dated 1836 in the publication line. A framed border design surrounds the map.

In National Library of Australia collection: Bib ID 484003 (uncoloured issue)

References; Tooley, 568.

Alexander George Findlay (1812 - 1875)

London geographer, chartmaker, publisher and engraver. He worked with John Purdy on compiling charts and sailing directions for Richard Holmes Laurie, taking charge of the firm's hydrographic work on Purdy's death in 1843. Elected to the RGS 8 Jan 1844, proposed by his father, John Arrowsmith and the artist, William Brockedon. He became manager and eventually owner of the Laurie firm in 1858.

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