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Rare plan of Adelaide

Title
Green and Wadham's Map of the City of Adelaide the Capital of South Australia. Shewing the Roads, and Subdivisions into Sections: And the position of the Suburban Townships, within a Radius of Eight Miles. Measured from the Post Office.
Author
GREEN & WADHAM
Publisher
Ashby & Co., King William Street City,
Publication place
London,
Publication date
[c.1861].
Dimensions
850 by 1230mm (33.5 by 48.5 inches).
Price
SOLD
Reference
1418

Description

Lithograph plan, original hand-colour, manuscript annotations in red, dissected and mounted on linen, minor damp staining, abrasions, and minor loss at folds.

Notes

Rare cadastral map of the City of Adelaide and surrounding metropolitan area within a radius of eight miles. Includes municipal council districts names and boundaries, section numbers and main roads, railways, rivers and creeks; relief shown by hachures; and parklands shown pictorially. To the left of the map is an extension of map from the southern boundary of the Hundred of Port, showing LeFevre's Peninsula.

The map can be dated to around 1861 by an advertisement in the 'Adelaide Advertiser', on Thursday 11 April, 1861, ?p.3 "Ready for delivery, Green & Wadham's new map of Adelaide and suburbs. Platts, Hindley street."

Scale: 2 inches to 1 statute mile.

Bibliography

State Library of South Australia C 1039 OUTSIZE 6 (Archival maps).