Australia 1902 Bartholomew detailed antique color map w/ telegraph linesBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
(Bass Strait, Kangaroo Island, Lake Torrens, Great Australian Bight, Port Phillip, Great Barrier Reef, Coral Sea, Torres Strait)
Issued 1902, Edinburgh, by John Bartholomew & Co.
Fine and uncommon old color lithographed map.
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.].
In Good condition, the map remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling as well as some light old damp staining, which are 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. 14" H x 17 5/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 12 3/8" H x 16 5/8" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 1