“JOHNSON'S AUSTRALIA.” New York: Johnson and Ward, c. 1862. Lithographed map with original hand-coloring. (Image: 12 ¾ x 15 ½’’)
This map of Australia depicts the continent with each colony in contrasting colors and the counties for each listed separately in the margin. Topographical features are shown with major towns, cities, and water routes identified.
Notes pertaining to various discoveries and journeys are provided in the map and listed in the margin. A very attractive view of the continent as it was known by the early 1860’s.