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Large colour map ( 1910 ) of Sydney CBD attached to a calico sheet

Date: 1910
Medium: Paper, canvas, wood
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from John and Robert Reid
Classification:Maps, charts and plans
Object Name: Map
Object No: 00046896

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    Description
    The large colour map of the Sydney CBD is attached to a calico sheet, with a wooden pole at the bottom, enabling it to hang. It details wharves in Pyrmont, Woolloomooloo and Circular Quay and the shipping companies affiliated with them. It also shows all major commercial and Government buildings in the CBD, and includes advertisements for shipping lines and services.
    SignificanceThe map is an excellent record of the extensive shipping infrastructre of Port Jackson in 1910.

    HistoryThe large colour map of the Sydney CBD is attached to a calico sheet, with a wooden pole at the bottom, enabling it to hang. It details wharves in Pyrmont, Woolloomooloo and Circular Quay and the shipping companies affiliated with them. It also shows all major commercial and Government buildings in the CBD, and includes advertisements for shipping lines and services.

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