This antique map came from Johnsons New Illustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas, published in 1863, by Johnson and Ward. These maps are some of the most colorful and accurate maps produced in the 1860’s. Johnson maps are characterized by hand coloring in red and green and distinctive borders, including iron scrollwork and a Celtic design. This beautiful map of Australia shows the large amount of unknown territory in Australia in the 1860’s.
Size: 16 x 13 inches
Condition: Very Good-age toning
Map Maker: Johnson and Ward
Coloring: Original Hand Coloring