C1853

New Zealand.

Rare early issue of this map of New Zealand made at the time of Australia’s gold discoveries. Insets of south west Western Australia at top left and Van Diemen’s Land at lower right. From Black, A. & C. Atlas of … Read Full Description

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S/N: BAOAU-006-NZ-1853–432496
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Full Title:

New Zealand.

Date:

C1853

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

327mm 
x 450mm

Paper Size: 

272mm 
x 376mm
AUTHENTICITY
New Zealand. - Antique Map from 1853

Genuine antique
dated:

1853

Description:

Rare early issue of this map of New Zealand made at the time of Australia’s gold discoveries. Insets of south west Western Australia at top left and Van Diemen’s Land at lower right.

From Black, A. & C. Atlas of Australia with all the gold regions. Edinburgh

References:
Tooley, R.V. The Mapping of Australia. London 1979: 183-188.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 3044204
State Library New South Wales: Call Numbers: Q980.01/B
State Library Victoria: MAPR 912.94 B56

William Hughes (1817 - 1876)

British cartographer and topographer, born in 1817 and died in 1876. He compiled many maps for a number cartographers including, A & C Black, Blackie & Son, Routledge & Philips.

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