C1910

Sydney, Hobart, Perth, Port Jackson, Wellington, Adelaide, Brisbane and Auckland.

Detailed town plans of Sydney, Hobart, Perth, Port Jackson, Wellington, Adelaide, Brisbane and Auckland. The firm of A &amp K Johnston started as a printer in 1825. The firm published a National Atlas and a Royal Atlas which included much … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Sydney, Hobart, Perth, Port Jackson, Wellington, Adelaide, Brisbane and Auckland.

Date:

C1910

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

262mm 
x 195mm

Paper Size: 

308mm 
x 242mm
AUTHENTICITY
Sydney, Hobart, Perth, Port Jackson, Wellington, Adelaide, Brisbane and Auckland. - Antique Map from 1910

Genuine antique
dated:

1910

Description:

Detailed town plans of Sydney, Hobart, Perth, Port Jackson, Wellington, Adelaide, Brisbane and Auckland. The firm of A &amp K Johnston started as a printer in 1825. The firm published a National Atlas and a Royal Atlas which included much new information especially in the newly settled colonies in the Southern Hemisphere. Recent discoveries inland in many colonies which were noted for the first time.

Alexander Keith Johnston (1804 - 1871)

Johnston was a Scottish cartographer educated the University of Edinburgh. He was apprenticed to the Edinburgh engraver and mapmaker, James Kirkwood. In 1826 he and his brother William began in a printing and engraving business, forming the well-known firm of W. and A. K. Johnston. Johnston was a prolific mapmaker and publisher. He was soon professionally recognised by being appointed Geographer Royal of Scotland. In October 1849 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and in 1862 he was a founding member of the Meteorological Society of Scotland.

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