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Description:This original antique lithograph map illustrating expeditions around Torrens, Gregory and Gairdner Lakes in South Australia from 1840 to 1859 by Augustus Heinrich Petermann was engraved in 1860 - dated - and was published by Justus Perthes, Gotha Germany.
General Definitions:Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stablePaper color : - off whiteAge of map color: - OriginalColors used: - RedGeneral color appearance: - AuthenticPaper size: - 10 1/2in x 8 1/2in (265mm x 215mm)Plate size: - 10 1/2in x 8 1/2in (265mm x 215mm)Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm)
Imperfections:Margins: - NonePlate area: - Folds as issuedVerso: - None
Background: The tracks of 14 different explorers are covered in this map. They are:1. Eyre 18402. Frome 18433. Stuart 18404. Hack 18575. Millar 18576. Goyder 1857 & 607. Freeling 18578. Harris 18589. Babbage 185810. Stuart 185811. Warburton 185812. Parry 185813. Gregory 185814. Mc Donnell 1859