C1891

South Australia Development of the Interior Stock Route. Port Augusta to 250 Miles North-West (Warburton Range). Plan Showing Proposed Additional Water Supplies.

Mapmaker:

Alexander Bain Moncrieff (1845 - 1928)

One of a series of maps of the development of South Australia’s interior. This map shows the route from Port Augusta for 250 miles (400km) north west to Warburton.

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S/N: PPAP-1891-MONC-001-SA–225973
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Full Title:

South Australia Development of the Interior Stock Route. Port Augusta to 250 Miles North-West (Warburton Range). Plan Showing Proposed Additional Water Supplies.

Date:

C1891

Mapmaker:

Alexander Bain Moncrieff (1845 - 1928)

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

440mm 
x 295mm

Paper Size: 

475mm 
x 330mm
AUTHENTICITY
South Australia Development of the Interior Stock Route. Port Augusta to 250 Miles North-West (Warburton Range).  Plan Showing Proposed Additional Water Supplies. - Antique Map from 1891

Genuine antique
dated:

1891

Description:

One of a series of maps of the development of South Australia’s interior. This map shows the route from Port Augusta for 250 miles (400km) north west to Warburton.

Mapmaker:

Alexander Bain Moncrieff (1845-1928)

Moncrieff helped Peter Scratchley to design and construct fortifications at Largs Bay and Glanville upon their completion he became resident engineer for the Great Northern Railway at Quorn. In 1888 Moncrieff returned to Adelaide as engineer-in-chief, succeeding H. C. Mais. He designed and implemented far-sighted drainage schemes in the south-east(1911). His Barossa dam was hailed by an American engineering journal as fit ‘to rank with the most famous dams in the world’ for ‘the boldness of its design’.

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