Antique engraved hand coloured atlas map, 1869
Title of map (not printed on the page):'Colton's Australia'
The image below shows an enlarged cross section from the centre of the map to
show the level of printed detail:
The map shows Queensland with its original borders, although the portion
of New South Wales (but named on the map as North Australia) north of South
Australia and east of 138° east had been transferred to Queensland in 1862.
DATE PRINTED: 1869
IMAGE SIZE: Approx 34.5 x 42.0cm, 13.5 x 16.5 inches (Large)
ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Joseph Hutchins Colton
PROVENANCE: "Colton's General Atlas", published by G.W. & C.B. Colton, 172
William Street, New York
TYPE: Antique engraved hand coloured atlas map
VERSO: There is text printed on the reverse side
CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes
prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are
subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless
otherwise stated. I offer a no questions asked return policy - see below.
AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date
stated above. I do not offer reproductions. It is not a modern copy. The term
original' when applied to a print means that it was printed at the first or
original date of publication; it does not imply that the item is unique.
Print' means any image created by applying an inked block to paper or card
under pressure by any method including wood engraving, steel engraving,
copperplate, wood cut and lithography.
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pay return shipping and mail back to me in original condition, suitably packed
insured, within 14 days of receipt.