C1836

Part of Southern Australia from the 132 to 141 degree of East Longitude.

Mapmaker:

Samuel Arrowsmith (1805 - 1839)

A very rare map of South Australia published 28th July 1836 by the less prominent mapmaker from the Arrowsmith family, Samuel Arrowsmith, the son of Aaron Arrowsmth I. Governor Hindmarsh had arrived on 28 December 1836 to proclaim the province … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Part of Southern Australia from the 132 to 141 degree of East Longitude.

Date:

C1836

Mapmaker:

Samuel Arrowsmith (1805 - 1839)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

295mm 
x 190mm
AUTHENTICITY
Part of Southern Australia from the 132 to 141 degree of East Longitude. - Antique Print from 1836

Genuine antique
dated:

1836

Description:

A very rare map of South Australia published 28th July 1836 by the less prominent mapmaker from the Arrowsmith family, Samuel Arrowsmith, the son of Aaron Arrowsmth I.

Governor Hindmarsh had arrived on 28 December 1836 to proclaim the province of South Australia at Holdfast Bay (Glenelg) The map has numerous notes as to the quality of the land and available fresh water.

From The Report on Colonization of South Australia.

Biography:

Samuel Arrowsmith (1805-1839)

Born in London, the son of Aaron Arrowsmith I, and his wife Sarah HAre. He became a partner after his father’s death and then head of the family business when his brother Aaron Arrowsmith II left to become a minister, their partnership formally dissolved 2 July 1832. He was Hydrographer to the King and was elected to the Royal Geographical Society 26 November 1832. He married Caroline Lyon at St. Anne Soho. He died at the early age of thirty-four on 30 August 1839. His plates, manuscripts and stock were bought by his cousin John Arrowsmith at auction in December 1839.

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