C1879

Sketch Map of the Lake Eyre Basin Showing the Route of the Lake Eyre Expedition 1901-2.

The map was based on the pastoral information of the Surveyor General of South. The outline of the desert sandstone tablelands are based from those on H.Browns geological map of South Australia.

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Full Title:

Sketch Map of the Lake Eyre Basin Showing the Route of the Lake Eyre Expedition 1901-2.

Date:

C1879

Condition:

Wear to folds, otherwise in good condition. On linen as issued.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

480mm 
x 280mm
AUTHENTICITY
Sketch Map of the Lake Eyre Basin Showing the Route of the Lake Eyre Expedition 1901-2. - Antique Map from 1879

Genuine antique
dated:

1879

Description:

The map was based on the pastoral information of the Surveyor General of South. The outline of the desert sandstone tablelands are based from those on H.Browns geological map of South Australia.

Edward Stanford (1827 - 1904)

Stanford was apprenticed as a printer and stationer he founded his business in partnership with Saunders in 1852 as "Saunders & Stanford" but it was dissolved in 1853. He then founded "Stanford's Geographical Establishment" 1857, employing Saunders and Alexander Keith Johnston to prepare maps. By 1864 he was employing twenty-eight men and thirteen boys. He acquired John Arrowsmith's stock at auction in 1874. By 1881 with his son Edward Standford II (1856-1917) acting as his assistant, his staff had grown to sixty-five men, nineteen boys and three women He retired in 1882 and his son took over. The firm still exists.

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