C1899
 (1922)

[PACIFIC-NEW GUINEA] Plans of Anchorage on the North Coast of New Guinea.

Rare Hydrographic chart of the north coasts of New Guinea first issued 1899 and here updated to 1922. Charts issued by the British Hydrographic Office were continually updated and as a consequence seafarers discarded earlier versions, making these charts, rare … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

[PACIFIC-NEW GUINEA] Plans of Anchorage on the North Coast of New Guinea.

Date:

C1899
 (1922)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

460mm 
x 630mm

Paper Size: 

520mm 
x 690mm
AUTHENTICITY
[PACIFIC-NEW GUINEA] Plans of Anchorage on the North Coast of New Guinea. - Antique Map from 1899

Genuine antique
dated:

1922

Description:

Rare Hydrographic chart of the north coasts of New Guinea first issued 1899 and here updated to 1922.

Charts issued by the British Hydrographic Office were continually updated and as a consequence seafarers discarded earlier versions, making these charts, rare survivors. The Hydrographic Office first offered it’s chart for sale to the general public through a series of chart agents in 1821.

Admiral Sir William James Lloyd Wharton (1843 - 1905)

Admiral Wharton was a British admiral and was promoted to captain in 1880 and on 1 August 1884 he was appointed to the Hydrographer to the Navy a post he held for the next twenty years. in 1895 he was promoted to rear-admiral.

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