1864 Map of Melbourne


PLEASE NOTE: This is a square print, and the dimensions of this print may require special framing.

A spectacular map of early Melbourne, from 1864, prepared and published by the British Admiralty. This detailed map shows suburbs, streets, parks, major buildings and every house and structure of the day.

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Notes from the State Library of Victoria tell us that this is a map of "Victoria-Australia, Port Phillip. Hobson Bay and River Yarra leading to Melbourne [cartographic material] / surveyed by H.L. Cox ; assisted by Thos. Bourchier & P.H. McHugh, 1864 ; engraved by J. & C. Walker."

This is a digitally retouched reproduction of the original held by the State Library of Victoria. All prints are reproduced without the HOTPRESS watermarks.

Our team of conservators have worked on a high resolution digital image in order to remove blemishes and artifacts such as stains, mould, scratches and damage caused by the handling of the original. We strive to provide authentic representations of the original work that are suitable for enlargements that retain the tones and character of the original.

Collections: Melbourne 1860-1880, Melbourne Maps

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