Auction 160, Lot 784

"Van Diemen's Land", Hall, Sidney

Subject: Tasmania

Period: 1849 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

16.3 x 20.1 inches
41.4 x 51.1 cm

This striking map of Tasmania depicts the island in intricate detail, unusual for a region that typically appeared in an inset on other maps of Australia from the period. It locates Hobart Town, George Town, Oatlands, Richmond, Bothwell, and other towns and settlements. The map identifies rivers, lakes, mountains, roads, harbors, smaller surrounding islands, and more. This is a later edition that has been updated around Macquarie Harbour and divided into 19 police districts. Published by Longman & Co.

References: Tooley (Australia) #688.

Condition: B+

Original outline color with minor soiling and light toning along the centerfold and edges of the sheet..

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/16/2016