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Description: This large fine lithograph layered coloured original map was published in the extremely significant Australian & New Zealand 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: - Blue, yellow, pink, green General color appearance: - Authentic Paper size: - 26in x 18in (660mm x 446mm)Margins: - Min 1in (25mm)
Imperfections: Margins: - None Plate area: - Small repair to bottom centerfold Verso: - None