C1835

Van-Diemens Land.

Map of Tasmania with 37 districts, the VDL Company’s land holding are noted as being estimated at 350,000 acres. Tooley 478 From Dower, Teesdale, A new general atlas of the world, containing separate maps of its various countries and states, … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Van-Diemens Land.

Date:

C1835

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

330mm 
x 410mm

Paper Size: 

390mm 
x 486mm
AUTHENTICITY
Van-Diemens Land. - Antique Map from 1835

Genuine antique
dated:

1835

Description:

Map of Tasmania with 37 districts, the VDL Company’s land holding are noted as being estimated at 350,000 acres. Tooley 478

From Dower, Teesdale, A new general atlas of the world, containing separate maps of its various countries and states, and exhibiting their boundaries & divisions, also the chains of mountains, rivers, lakes

References:
Tooley, R.V. The Mapping of Australia. London 1979: 207.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 3599277
David Rumsey Collection: List No: 2745.030

John Crane Dower (1791 - 1846)

Dower was a London based map maker, engraver and printer, the son and successor of John Crane Dower's map business. He was elected to the Royal Geographical Society in 1854.

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