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1851. Van Diemen's Island or Tasmania

  • Van Diemen's Island or Tasmania

Van Diemen's Island or Tasmania information:

Year of creation: 
Resolution size (pixels): 
 1310x1554 px
Disk Size: 
 515461B
Number of pages: 
 1
Place: 
 Edinburgh
Author: 

Print information. Print size (Width x height in inches):
Printing at 72 dpi 
  18.19 х 21.58
Printing at 150 dpi 
 8.73 х 10.36
Printing at 300 dpi 
 4.37 х 5.18

Highly detailed map of Tasmania, including provinces and land owners.

Historical notes discuss the discovery of the island in 1642 by Abel Tasman, the remaining of the island to honor Anthony Vandiemen, Cook's visit, the discovery of Bass Strait in 1788, and commencement of emigration in 1823 with the establishment of the V.D. Bank and its territorial independence from NSW in 1825. Excellent detail. Decorative Piano Key border. Fine example, on thick heavy paper. From Johnston's scarce National Atlas.


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Item information:

Year of creation:
Size:
1310x1554 px
Disk:
515461B
Number of pages:
1
Place:
Edinburgh
Author:
W. & A.K. Johnston.
$9.99

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