MUC 030 Asiatische Archipel und Neu Holland

by on May.14, 2012, under Planispheres

Asiatische Archipel und Neu Holland

Antique engraved map of Australia, New Guinea, Indonesia and other islands.  With inset maps of the settlements in NSW and Swan River.  Interesting in that Australia is shown with each section of the coast a different colour, which according to the key would show possessions of several different European powers.   Plate number 15 from  Myers Zeitungs und Groschen-Atlas, Bibliograph. Instituts zu Hildburghausen  1849 .

198 x 266 mm;

Original hand colour  ; condition very good; light spotting of margins