C1792

Southern Hemisphere Shewing the Tracks of His Majesties Ship Sirius, from the Equator to the Compleating the Circle.

Rare map showing the outward tracks of Governor Phillip’s ship the Sirius from England to Table Bay and onto Port Jackson in 1787-88 and her ‘compleating the circle’ voyage from Port Jackson to Table Bay via Cape Horn, in October, … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Southern Hemisphere Shewing the Tracks of His Majesties Ship Sirius, from the Equator to the Compleating the Circle.

Date:

C1792

Condition:

Narrow right margin, expertly extended, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

200mm 
x 225mm

Paper Size: 

224mm 
x 281mm
AUTHENTICITY
Southern Hemisphere Shewing the Tracks of His Majesties Ship Sirius, from the Equator to the Compleating the Circle. - Antique Map from 1792

Genuine antique
dated:

1792

Description:

Rare map showing the outward tracks of Governor Phillip’s ship the Sirius from England to Table Bay and onto Port Jackson in 1787-88 and her ‘compleating the circle’ voyage from Port Jackson to Table Bay via Cape Horn, in October, November and December 1788.

From Hunter, John. ‘A Historical Journal….‘. London.

References:
Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976: 152.
Perry, T. & Prescott, D. A guide to maps of Australia in books published 1780-1830. Canberra 1996: 1792.05.


Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 263604
State Library Victoria: RARELTF 994.02 H91H

John Stockdale (1749 - 1814)

John Stockdale (1749-1814) Stockdale started life in modest circumstances as a porter to the publisher John Almon. On the retirement of his employer he started up in business in his own premises in Piccadilly. Among his most famous maps are those that relate to to establishment of the convict settlement of 'Sydney Cove'.

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