Northern Territory of South Australia.
Colour-printed wood engraving (chromoxylograph). Printed area 370 x 280mm (14½ x 11"). Large margins.
A map of the Northern Territory, marking the Overland Telegraph. On the reverse is an index and a vignette wood engraving of a horse drawn plough. It was published in the 'Picturesque Atlas of Australasia, a periodical issued between 1886-88, timed for the celebration of the centenary of the arrival of the First Fleet in 1888. This was the largest publication project attempted in the Australian colonies, with 50,000 subscribers, roughly 1.3 of the population.
Codell: Imperial Co-histories, p. 219-220.
[Ref: 39132] £90.00