C1848

(No.1) Outline Map shewing the positions of the proposed News Counties. In the Middle or Sydney District which will be ready for Proclamation before the end of the year 1848.

Very detailed map showing the status of counties as of 1848, with the places for holding of Courts of Petty Sessions also noted.

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S/N: NSW-1848-PPAP–188892
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Full Title:

(No.1) Outline Map shewing the positions of the proposed News Counties. In the Middle or Sydney District which will be ready for Proclamation before the end of the year 1848.

Date:

C1848

Condition:

In good condition with folds as issued.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

480mm 
x 590mm
AUTHENTICITY
(No.1) Outline Map shewing the positions of the proposed News Counties. In the Middle or Sydney District which will be ready for Proclamation before the end of the year 1848. - Antique Map from 1848

Genuine antique
dated:

1848

Description:

Very detailed map showing the status of counties as of 1848, with the places for holding of Courts of Petty Sessions also noted.

John Arrowsmith (1790 - 1873)

Arrowsmith was an important English cartographer who flourished at a time of rapid British colonial expansion. Arrowsmith was born at Winston, County Durham. In 1810 he moved to London and worked his uncle Aaron Arrowsmith in his mapmaking business in London. After his uncle died in 1823 he set up on his own account. A founding member of the Royal Geographical Society 4th August 1830 and became unofficial cartographer for the society for forty three years. He took over the old Arrowsmith premises at 10 Soho Square after the death of his cousin Samuel Arrowsmith in 1839, buying the old Arrowsmith plates, manuscripts and copyrights at auction.

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