1886 Picturesque Atlas of Australasia Large Antique Print of The Melbourne Cup

Publisher : Picturesque Atlas of Australasia

  • TitleMelbourne Cup - Race Course From Members Stand
  • Ref #:  92164
  • Size:  17 1/2in x 13 1/2in (440mm x 340mm)
  • Date : 1886
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition

This fine large original antique lithograph print was published in the extremely significant Australian & New Zealand publication The Picturesque Atlas of Australasia between 1886-88.

The Picturesque Atlas of Australasia was published in Sydney between 1886-88. Many of its over 700 wood-engraved illustrations were specially commissioned works by leading Australian artists. It was released in 42 separate editions usually bound into three large volumes and sold a remarkable 50,000 copies. (Ref: M&B; Tooley)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Light & stable
Paper color: - White
Age of map color: - Original 
Colors used: - Pink, green, yellow, orange    
General color appearance: - Authentic  
Paper size: - 17 1/2in x 13 1/2in (440mm x 340mm)
Margins: - Min 2in (50mm)

Margins: - None
Plate area: - None
Verso: - None