C1879

New Zealand, North Island.

Mapmaker:

Edward Stanford (1827 - 1904)

Detailed small sized map of the north island of New Zealand. Edward Stanford was the founder of one of the most prominent geographical publishing houses in the C19th and who took over the stock of The Society for the Diffusion … Read Full Description

$A 145

S/N: SCGTWA-545-NZ–191831
(C028)
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Full Title:

New Zealand, North Island.

Date:

C1879

Mapmaker:

Edward Stanford (1827 - 1904)

Condition:

In good condition, folds as issued.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

160mm 
x 197mm
AUTHENTICITY
New Zealand, North Island. - Antique Print from 1879

Genuine antique
dated:

1879

Description:

Detailed small sized map of the north island of New Zealand. Edward Stanford was the founder of one of the most prominent geographical publishing houses in the C19th and who took over the stock of The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

Biography:

Edward Stanford  (1827-1904)

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

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