New Zealand Sandwich Galapagos Islands. Papuan Archipelago. Melanesia 1859 map

New Zealand Sandwich Galapagos Islands. Papuan Archipelago. Melanesia 1859 map

Product SKU: P-7-031851

Price £129.00

'New Zealand. // Sandwich Islands, or Hawaiian Group, // Galapagos Islands // Papuan Archipelago' by John Bartholomew (1859). Antique engraved atlas map with original hand colour/color, 37.0 x 53.5cm, 14.5 x 21 inches; Please note that this is a folding map.

The islands of New Zealand are named with their early colonial and Maori names. Today's North Island is named as "New Ulster, North Island or Eaheinomauwe", today's South Island as "New Munster, Middle Island or Tavai Poenammoo", and Stewart Island / Rakiura as "New Leinster, South or Stewart Island". In 1907, the Minister for Lands gave instructions to the Land and Survey Department that the name Middle Island was not to be used in the future. The early colonial names of New Ulster, New Munster and New Leinster were established as provinces corresponding to each island by Royal Charter in 1840. The use of these names corresponding with the islands fell into disuse after the islands were subdivided into a several smaller provinces from 1853

CAPTION PRINTED BELOW PICTURE: 'New Zealand. // Sandwich Islands, or Hawaiian Group, // Galapagos Islands // Papuan Archipelago'

The islands of New Zealand are named with their early colonial and Maori names. Today's North Island is named as "New Ulster, North Island or Eaheinomauwe", today's South Island as "New Munster, Middle Island or Tavai Poenammoo", and Stewart Island / Rakiura as "New Leinster, South or Stewart Island". In 1907, the Minister for Lands gave instructions to the Land and Survey Department that the name Middle Island was not to be used in the future. The early colonial names of New Ulster, New Munster and New Leinster were established as provinces corresponding to each island by Royal Charter in 1840. The use of these names corresponding with the islands fell into disuse after the islands were subdivided into a several smaller provinces from 1853

DATE PRINTED: 1859    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 37.0 x 53.5cm, 14.5 x 21 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Antique engraved atlas map with original hand colour/color

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding print.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: John Bartholomew

PROVENANCE: "The Imperial Atlas of Modern Geography", under the supervision of W..G. Blackie PhD. Blackie and Son, Paternoster Row E.C. Glasgow and Edinburgh

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