C1909

Royal Commission on Sydney Improvement / Mr. Gordon's Proposals

Mapmaker:

Rare plan by showing W.M. Gordon’s proposals made for the Royal Commission on Sydney Improvements. The 1908-1909 Royal Commission on Sydney Improvements had studied numerous issues affecting the city at the turn of the c.20th and put forward a number … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Royal Commission on Sydney Improvement / Mr. Gordon’s Proposals

Date:

C1909

Mapmaker:

Engraver:

W.A.Gullick, Govt. Printer 

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued. Laid on archival linen.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

309mm 
x 412mm

Paper Size: 

328mm 
x 460mm
AUTHENTICITY
Royal Commission on Sydney Improvement / Mr. Gordon's Proposals - Antique Map from 1909

Genuine antique
dated:

1909

Description:

Rare plan by showing W.M. Gordon’s proposals made for the Royal Commission on Sydney Improvements.

The 1908-1909 Royal Commission on Sydney Improvements had studied numerous issues affecting the city at the turn of the c.20th and put forward a number of future planning proposals. They looked at the transit system, traffic congestion, pollution, housing needs, beautification, open spaces as it was and for its future growth requirements. This was Sydney’s first major planning review. Forty recommendations were put forward some of which were subsequently implement such as; Hickson Road remodeling, Central  Railway Station approaches, completion of Martin Place, creation of Anzac Parade, and a number of road widening and extensions.

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