Depot de la Marine
1875

Antique Chart of Cape York Peninsula, Australia and Torres Strait

Carte Generale du Detroit de Torres Dressee apres les travaux executes 1843 a 1849 par [Blackwood, Stanley, Yule, Dayman, Simpson, Evans, Aird, Obree] de la Marine Royale Anglaise… en 1860. [1875]

DESCRIPTION: Fine antique small-scale nautical chart of the Torres Strait, the body of water and passage separating the continent of Australia (Nouvelle Hollande) from New Guinea. Last corrections in 1875. Prominently shows the Cape York Peninsula, the northern-most portion of the Australian state of Queensland, surrounded by the Sea of Carpenteria to the west and the Coral Sea to the east. New Guinea lies to the north. (One of 4 charts of the Torres Strait area, this being the general chart of the entire area).

Published by the French Depot des Cartes and Plans de la Marine in 1860, this edition with corrections to 1875. Number 1861.

CREATOR: Depot de la Marine

PUBLICATION DATE: 1875

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Australia

BODY OF WATER: Torres Strait

CONDITION: Very Good.  Clean considering its many years of service. No major issues. A nice piece.

COLORING: None.

ENGRAVER: Chassant

SIZE: 24 " x 36 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 59

PRICE: $800

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