Item #CL181-11 Chart Of Part Of The Interior New South Wales. After John Oxley, Brit./Aust.
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Chart Of Part Of The Interior New South Wales

1820. Engraving, title, date and captions in plate, 19.5 x 61.5cm. Slight foxing, soiling, repaired tears, missing portions, old folds. Laid down on acid-free tissue.

Text includes “By John Oxley, Surveyor General, 1818. Second Expedition. Reduced sketch of the two expeditions. J. Walker sculp. Published as the Act directs, 15th March 1820 by John Murray, Albermarle St, London.” Captions include descriptions of the two routes used for the expeditions, and the terrain, such as “low hills thinly covered with stoney [sic] and brushy ridges; fine open country; Acacia pendula the principal shrub or tree.”

Item #CL181-11

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