New Zealand van Diemens Land SW Australia 1850 Hughes large folio antique mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
by W. Hughes.
Large detailed insets: top left "The Southern portion of Western Australia comprehending Swan river & Australind", bottom right "Van Diemens Land".
Issued 1850, Edinburgh by A. & C. Black.
Nice original antique map. With original hand color.
Uncommon issue, this early one noting within the large southern NZ island of New Munster how the interior topography was supposedly forming coast ridges.
Paper uniformly age toned, small chipping in two corners, pleasing mellow age patinaa.
Sheet measures c. 16 1/2" H x 11 3/4" W.
Printed area measures c. 15" H x 10 3/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 2, p.388.