C1861

Sketch to illustrate Sir George Bowens offical Tour to March 1860

Scarce map illustrating the ‘Official Tour’ of Sir George Bowen the following the separation of Queensland from New South ales in 1859. Collections: National Library of Australia: Bib ID4978779

$A 575

S/N: RGS-1861-QLD–319642
(C094)
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Full Title:

Sketch to illustrate Sir George Bowens offical Tour to March 1860

Date:

C1861

Condition:

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

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

395mm 
x 300mm

Paper Size: 

430mm 
x 322mm
AUTHENTICITY
Sketch to illustrate Sir George Bowens offical Tour to March 1860 - Antique Map from 1861

Genuine antique
dated:

1861

Description:

Scarce map illustrating the ‘Official Tour’ of Sir George Bowen the following the separation of Queensland from New South ales in 1859.

Collections:
National Library of Australia: Bib ID4978779

John Arrowsmith (1790 - 1873)

Arrowsmith was an important English cartographer who flourished at a time of rapid British colonial expansion. Arrowsmith was born at Winston, County Durham. In 1810 he moved to London and worked his uncle Aaron Arrowsmith in his mapmaking business in London. After his uncle died in 1823 he set up on his own account. A founding member of the Royal Geographical Society 4th August 1830 and became unofficial cartographer for the society for forty three years. He took over the old Arrowsmith premises at 10 Soho Square after the death of his cousin Samuel Arrowsmith in 1839, buying the old Arrowsmith plates, manuscripts and copyrights at auction.

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