South Africa c.1900 Union-Castle steamship line promotional productsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
The Union-Castle Line Map of South Africa.
(Promotional cartography- Mail steamship)
Issued c.1900, London by Waterlow.
Attractive and uncommon 20th century antique color lithographed map. Promotional map for the Union-Castle steamship line, including mailships.
Overprinted across the country are various products and types of animals or crops which are found. The shifting political boundaries of the era are captured by various British protectorates, those of Germany, South African, etc.
The map of the continent at lower left depicts British possessions. Inset top left of central Africa.
Light uniform paper age toning, original fold lines, remaining clean - a pleasing and well preserved visual example.
Sheet measures c. 15 1/2" x 21 3/8".
Printed area measures c. 14 1/4" x 20 1/2".