C1885

Physical Sketch of North-West Australia Showing the Surface Characteristics of the Country, and Discoveries of the Most Recent Explorers.

Mapmaker:

John George Bartholomew (1860 - 1920)

$A 195

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S/N: SGMA-WA-1885–192968
(C092)
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Full Title:

Physical Sketch of North-West Australia Showing the Surface Characteristics of the Country, and Discoveries of the Most Recent Explorers.

Date:

C1885

Mapmaker:

John George Bartholomew (1860 - 1920)

Condition:

Small stain at top right sheet edge, otherwise in good condition with folds as issued.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

210mm 
x 230mm

Description:

Scarce detailed map of the Kimberley district with excellent detail and a colour key denoting land usage. Also shown are explorers tracks.

From the first issue of the Scottish Geographical Magazine, which still is being published under the name Scottish Geographical Journal.

Biography:

John George Bartholomew (1860–1920)  

John George Bartholomew brought the firm to prominence. In particular, J.G. Bartholomew made the firm a publisher of its own works, rather than a producer of maps for other firms.  He was the fourth John George Bartholomew of this famous map making family. He took over the business at 28 years of age became Cartographer to King George V and was founder of the Scottish Geographical Society.

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