Item #CL189-44 The Sydney Harbour Bridge Map
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The Sydney Harbour Bridge Map

1932. Colour lithograph, artist names in image lower centre, 74.4 x 98cm. Foxing, repaired tears and slight perforations to margins and image edges, old folds. Linen-backed.

Text includes “Commemorate the opening [Sydney Harbour Bridge], 19th day of March...1932. Breathes there a man with soul so dead who never to himself-hath-said ‘This is my own, my native land?’ If such there be, go mark him well! This map was designed and drawn by Russell Sydney Lloyd of Bondi, Sydney; figures were drawn by Miss Vic Cowdroy. Copyright Russell Lloyd. Printed by John Sands, Druitt St, Sydney...Published by R.S. Lloyd. Ph: FW 3214. Price: three shillings and sixpence.”

Held in NLA with comment “A humorous illustrated map of Sydney viewed from Rushcutter’s Bay [and] across the harbour...[Image includes] a flying biplane with an exhaust cloud containing the names of Kingsford Smith [and other aviators].”

Item #CL189-44

Price (AUD): $2,950.00  other currencies

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