Southern Polar Hemisphere New Holland Australia 1816 Thomson large antique mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(South America- Africa- Australia- pacific islands- South Pole).
Issued London, 1816 by J. Thomson.
Antarctic southern hemisphere, showing New Holland (Australia) lacking any interior detail aside from an engraved note New South Wales stating "Explored by Captain Cook 1770".
Fine early 19th century folio sheet engraved map, with original hand color.
In near VG condition, light minor age wear, minor age spotting, minor light browning across centerfold, light offsetting below the bottom engraved neatline, overall remaining clean and attractive.
Visually pleasing example with nice age patina.
Sheet measures c. 28 1/4" H x 21 1/4" W.
Engraved area measures c. 20" H x 20" W.
Folio. Original fold line as issued.
Tooley, Mapping of Australia, 1252.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4, p. 271.