C1844

Sketch Map of New Guinea showing the Portion over which the British Protectorate has been declared.

Excellent map of New Guinea overprinted with the words, &quotBritish Protectorate&quot stamped on the eastern side of the island. From the original edition of the, &quotAustralian Hand Book&quot. In 1884 a British Protectorate was declared over the southern part of … Read Full Description

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S/N: AHOB-1885-PI-NG–192657
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Full Title:

Sketch Map of New Guinea showing the Portion over which the British Protectorate has been declared.

Date:

C1844

Mapmaker:

Unknown.

Condition:

Repaired tear left hand side to edge of map area. Folded as issued, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Image Size: 

565mm 
x 353mm
AUTHENTICITY
Sketch Map of New Guinea showing the Portion over which the British Protectorate has been declared. - Antique Print from 1844

Genuine antique
dated:

1844

Description:

Excellent map of New Guinea overprinted with the words, &quotBritish Protectorate&quot stamped on the eastern side of the island. From the original edition of the, &quotAustralian Hand Book&quot. In 1884 a British Protectorate was declared over the southern part of New Guinea and Port Moresby became the capital of the new Protectorate. During the period of the Protectorate, from 1884 until the Territory was annexed in 1888, 552 acres of land in the Port Moresby area were acquired by the Administration for future urban development.

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