Australia Oceania New Holland Hooked Lake Torrens 1855 Dufour uncommon old mapAntiqueMapsPrints.com
(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.