C1844
 ( )

New Zealand

Early edition of this large colonial period map of New Zealand. This edition identified by the note below the title: “the southern part of the North I. corrected from recent surveys by Mr Kettle Assist. Surveyor to the N.Z. Co. … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

New Zealand

Date:

C1844
 ( )

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

501mm 
x 612mm

Paper Size: 

545mm 
x 665mm
AUTHENTICITY
New Zealand - Antique Map from 1844

Genuine antique
dated:

Description:

Early edition of this large colonial period map of New Zealand. This edition identified by the note below the title: “the southern part of the North I. corrected from recent surveys by Mr Kettle Assist. Surveyor to the N.Z. Co. Oct. 1843.” and with the two insets only at bottom right of: Port Nicholson on an enlarged scale /Port Cooper and Port Levy by Capt. W.M. Smith. With a panel of historical notes.

From: Johnston, W.K. The National atlas of historical, commercial and political geography / by A.K. Johnston. Prime meridian: Greenwich. MAP T 764 copy Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-232603373 Cited In Tooley, 764

References:
Tooley, R.V. The Mapping of Australia. London 1979: 764, pl. 60.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 1119728
National Library New Zealand: NLNZ ALMA 999728103502836
State Library New South Wales: MMS ID 991013096519702626

Alexander Keith Johnston (1804 - 1871)

Johnston was a Scottish cartographer educated the University of Edinburgh. He was apprenticed to the Edinburgh engraver and mapmaker, James Kirkwood. In 1826 he and his brother William began in a printing and engraving business, forming the well-known firm of W. and A. K. Johnston. Johnston was a prolific mapmaker and publisher. He was soon professionally recognised by being appointed Geographer Royal of Scotland. In October 1849 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and in 1862 he was a founding member of the Meteorological Society of Scotland.

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