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An interesting map of Australasia, showing the whole of Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea which was published in Black's General Atlas: A series of Fifty-Four Maps from the Latest and Most Authentic Sources (Edinburgh: A. & C. Black,1843). An interesting feature is the (inaccurate) depiction of the recently discovered Lake Torrens in southern Australia.
mapmakers: A. & C. Black S. Hall
place and date of publication: Edinburgh c.1843
medium and colour: steel plate, Colouredref: 43739
size in mm: 255 by 380mm (10 by 15 inches).
literature: Tooley, Mapping of Australia, 180
Price: £ 150£ 90
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