Contact: contact@AntiqueMapArt.com, Phone: +61 (07) 3103 0391, Mobile: 0011 6723 51512 (Norfolk Mobile)
1855 - Colton's Australia
|Map maker||Size||Map ID||Condition|
|J.H Colton||350 x 280 mm||D1 / M180 / I97||Please contact us for the condition report|
|Ask about this item||| SOLD|
This map displays a Celtic style border that provides a good frame for the map. This map is from a popular American atlas that would have been in many family homes and been a key note of reference during the American Civil War. It was not until 1858 that the State of Queensland would be established so this map shows the potential state of North Australia in its place. You can see that at this time Brisbane (QLD) fell within the borders of NSW. By dropping the border to include the city of Brisbane in the new state of Queensland the state would have a major city. This represents one of the last maps to show a pre Queensland Australia.
View map online on http://www.antiquemapart.com/map/180