C1853

Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia.

Rare early issue of this map of the gold regions of South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales, made at the time of Australia’s gold discoveries. Golds areas coloured in yellow, with an inset of Norfolk Island at lower left. … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia.

Date:

C1853

Condition:

Minor offsetting at left, otherwise in good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

272mm 
x 376mm

Paper Size: 

327mm 
x 450mm
AUTHENTICITY
Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia. - Antique Map from 1853

Genuine antique
dated:

1853

Description:

Rare early issue of this map of the gold regions of South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales, made at the time of Australia’s gold discoveries. Golds areas coloured in yellow, with an inset of Norfolk Island at lower left. Twenty counties listed.

From Black, A. & C. Atlas of Australia with all the gold regions. Edinburgh

References:
Tooley, R.V. The Mapping of Australia. London 1979: 183-188.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 3044204
State Library Victoria: Call Numbers:Q980.01/B
State Library New South Wales: Call Numbers: Q980.01/B

William Hughes (1817 - 1876)

British cartographer and topographer, born in 1817 and died in 1876. He compiled many maps for a number cartographers including, A & C Black, Blackie & Son, Routledge & Philips.

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