South East Australia 1881 Stieler very detailed antique color mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
(South East Australia, Kangaroo Island, Lake Torrens, Mount Darling, Capricorn Channel, Investigator Strait, Backstairs Passage, Discovery Bay)
Issued 1881, Gotha, by Justus Perthes, for Stieler's Hand Atlas
Fine and uncommon old engraved map with original hand color. One of many variant issues of this map, each showing different details as exploration progressed and new topographical information was gathered.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos are a major part of the item description. Please examine them closely, as what you see is what we will send you.
[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
The map remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling, which is visible within the photos.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 18 3/4" H x 15 1/4" W.
Printed area measures c. 16 1/4" H x 13 3/8" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. , p.