C1860

Plan of the Yarra Between Princes Bridge and the Falls.

Mapmaker:

Crown lands Office

Rare plan of the Yarra, produced for a petition, Ordered by the Legislative Assembly to stop works being carried out in the Yarra River. Sold with accompanied printed petition which makes for fascinating reading 1. &quot…which at certain periods overflow … Read Full Description

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S/N: VIC-1860-CLOM-L603–190189
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Full Title:

Plan of the Yarra Between Princes Bridge and the Falls.

Date:

C1860

Mapmaker:

Crown lands Office

Condition:

Trimmed close on left and folds as issued.

Technique:

Image Size: 

320mm 
x 310mm
AUTHENTICITY
Plan of the Yarra Between Princes Bridge and the Falls. - Antique Map from 1860

Genuine antique
dated:

1860

Description:

Rare plan of the Yarra, produced for a petition, Ordered by the Legislative Assembly to stop works being carried out in the Yarra River. Sold with accompanied printed petition which makes for fascinating reading 1. &quot…which at certain periods overflow the ground adjacent to the Suburban Township of Emerald Hill..&quot 2. &quot …have reason to believe that should the embankment now in the course of construction be finished, in all probability the greater part of Flinders-street…wil be flooded…&quot 3. &quot That such a calamity may happen,…&quot 4. to prevent the objectionable work in question from being proceeded with&quot.

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