C1853

Tasmania or Van Diemen’s Land.

Finely engraved c.19th detailed map of Tasmania with counties outlined in colour with an inset table of Statistics which includes the population as being 70,164. Great Dog Island is named ‘Great Island’.

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S/N: TAS-PHIL-033–226121
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Details

Full Title:

Tasmania or Van Diemen’s Land.

Date:

C1853

Condition:

Minor light spots, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

235mm 
x 302mm

Paper Size: 

265mm 
x 330mm
AUTHENTICITY
Tasmania or Van Diemen's Land. - Antique Map from 1853

Genuine antique
dated:

1853

Description:

Finely engraved c.19th detailed map of Tasmania with counties outlined in colour with an inset table of Statistics which includes the population as being 70,164. Great Dog Island is named ‘Great Island’.

George Philip (1799 - 1882)

Philip was a London geographical publisher, globe maker, and founder of the firm George Philip & Son. He started business in 1834 in Liverpool and from about 1848 he traded as "George Philip & Son" with his son and successor George Phillip II (1823-1902. Philip retired 1 July 1879 and the business was coninued by his son and nephew.

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