C1954

Port of Sydney. Map Showing Main Wharfage of the Port of Sydney

Large scale map of Sydney wharves extending from Birchgrove Rushcutters Bay. There are two large insets: at top left, the remodelling of Darling Harbour and bottom right a plan of the harbour.

$A 495

S/N: TP-SYD-5401–366818
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Full Title:

Port of Sydney. Map Showing Main Wharfage of the Port of Sydney

Date:

C1954

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

475mm 
x 350mm

Paper Size: 

494mm 
x 367mm
AUTHENTICITY
Port of Sydney. Map Showing Main Wharfage of the Port of Sydney - Vintage Map from 1954

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1954

Description:

Large scale map of Sydney wharves extending from Birchgrove Rushcutters Bay. There are two large insets: at top left, the remodelling of Darling Harbour and bottom right a plan of the harbour.

Herbert Edward Cooper Robinson (1857 - 1933)

Robinson was a founder of the (Royal) Geographical Society of Australasia in 1885, a member of the Geographical Society of New South Wales in the late 1920s and a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society of London. He made many valuable contributions to geographical science and was a delegate to the 1923 Sydney Regional Plan Convention. A friend and technical collaborator of Professor Sir Edgeworth David, he helped to produce David's monumental large-scale Geological Map of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1932. His draughtsmen also produced the maps for Donald Mackay's important aerial surveys of Australia from 1930. 1895 Wentworth Court-Robinson set up his own map-publishing business 1906 Phillip Street 1913 Permanent location at 221-223 George Street. 1917 H. E. C. Robinson Ltd was officially incorporated

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