Chart of the Coast Between Botany Bay and Broken Bay. John HUNTER.

Chart of the Coast Between Botany Bay and Broken Bay

London: John Stockdale, 1792.

Engraved chart, 720 x 400 mm.

Hunter and Bradley as pioneer map-makers

Important early colonial map of the coastline of New South Wales, a direct result of searching for alternate settlement sites within easy sailing distance from Sydney Cove. John Hunter and William Bradley undertook surveys of Broken Bay and Botany Bay and the coastline that linked them; the result being this fine sounding chart of all three harbours.

Important early colonial map of the coastline of New South Wales, a direct result of searching for alternate settlement sites within easy sailing distance from Sydney Cove. John Hunter and William Bradley undertook surveys of Broken Bay and Botany Bay and the coastline that linked them; the result being this fine sounding chart of all three harbours.
This map was originally published to accompany Hunter's great early settlement account titled An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island (1793).

Perry & Prescott, 'A Guide to Maps of Australia 1780-1830', 1792.06; Tooley 'Mapping of Australia', p.237.

Price (AUD): $2,850.00  other currencies     Ref: #4306454

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