C1863

Untitled. "Port Phillip".

Mapmaker:

Alfred Selwyn (1824 - 1902)

Early geological map of the area surrounding Port Phillip Bay, Victoria from the Geological Survey of Victoria. In 1856 Alfred Selwyn, who headed the Geological Survey Office in Melbourne from 1852, commenced a systematic program of surveying, beginning with Central … Read Full Description

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S/N: GSOF-1863-VIC–190408
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Full Title:

Untitled. "Port Phillip".

Date:

C1863

Mapmaker:

Alfred Selwyn (1824 - 1902)

Condition:

Repaired tear at top extending into the image approximately 55mm, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Image Size: 

430mm 
x 565mm
AUTHENTICITY
Untitled. "Port Phillip". - Antique Print from 1863

Genuine antique
dated:

1863

Description:

Early geological map of the area surrounding Port Phillip Bay, Victoria from the Geological Survey of Victoria. In 1856 Alfred Selwyn, who headed the Geological Survey Office in Melbourne from 1852, commenced a systematic program of surveying, beginning with Central Victoria and the country around Melbourne which would result in an untitled series of maps, known informally as the Quarter Sheets. This map is one of only a handful printed by the Geological Survey Office in the 1860’s

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