C1879

Plan Showing the Vineyards of the Geelong District also Showing the Natural Features of the Locality.

Mapmaker:

Department of Lands and Survey, Victoria

Rare c.19th map of the wine district region of Geelong recording the state of health of the vineyards in the area, after the discovery in 1877 of the vine disease, Phylloxera vasatrix. The map records all the vineyard owners names … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Plan Showing the Vineyards of the Geelong District also Showing the Natural Features of the Locality.

Date:

C1879

Mapmaker:

Department of Lands and Survey, Victoria

Condition:

Portion of lower left margin reinstated as usual, otherwise in good condition. Laid on archival linen.

Technique:

Hand coloured lithograph.

Image Size: 

335mm 
x 525mm

Paper Size: 

355mm 
x 568mm
AUTHENTICITY
Plan Showing the Vineyards of the Geelong District also Showing the Natural Features of the Locality. - Antique Map from 1879

Genuine antique
dated:

1879

Description:

Rare c.19th map of the wine district region of Geelong recording the state of health of the vineyards in the area, after the discovery in 1877 of the vine disease, Phylloxera vasatrix. The map records all the vineyard owners names and the size of their holdings. All the areas diseased and destroyed in 1878 and 1879 are shaded as indicated by the key at lower left.

Collections:
State Library Victoria: MAPS SB 821.46 GCMP 1879

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