Australia Oceania New Holland Hooked Lake Torrens 1855 Dufour uncommon old map
Australia Oceania New Holland Hooked Lake Torrens 1855 Dufour uncommon old map Australia Oceania New Holland Hooked Lake Torrens 1855 Dufour uncommon old map
$ 75.00

Oceanie

(New Holland- Australia)

Issued Paris, 1855 by Dufour. Engraved by Erhard. Lithographed by Tanneur et Co.

Excellent little mid-19th century antique map. Original hand color.

Note the erroneous hook shape assigned to Lake Torrens in the south, an erroneous depiction which only appears on maps for a brief period around this date.

Clean, well preserved antique map with fine patina and visual appeal.

Original fold line as issued.

Sheet measures c. 15 1/2" x 11 1/2".

Printed area measures c. 12 1/2 " x 9 1/2 ".

Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1, p. 396.

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