C1879

Part of South Australia, Shewing Adelaide etc

Mapmaker:

Edward Stanford (1827 - 1904)

Small detailed C19th colonial map of South Australia by Edward Stanford.

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S/N: OLGU-326-SA–235286
(C093)
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Full Title:

Part of South Australia, Shewing Adelaide etc

Date:

C1879

Mapmaker:

Edward Stanford (1827 - 1904)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

184mm 
x 43mm

Paper Size: 

203mm 
x 160mm
AUTHENTICITY
Part  of South Australia, Shewing Adelaide etc - Antique Map from 1879

Genuine antique
dated:

1879

Description:

Small detailed C19th colonial map of South Australia by Edward Stanford.

Mapmaker:

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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