Folding emigration map of New Zealand by James WyldAntique Print Gallery
Title :: This Chart of New Zealand from Original Surveys
Cartographer :: James Wyld
Date :: 1863(dated)
Size(mm)(width x height) :: 541 x 790 (117 x 210 in slipcase)
Engraver :: James Wyld
Publisher :: James Wyld, Geographer to the Queen
Place :: London
Condition :: Excellent. Paper on linen. Hand colouring unfaded.
Notes :: James Wyld was a major cartographer of the 19th Century. He died in 1887. The copper plate from which this map was printed was probably an updated version of his 1843 map as the insets are the same. This edition still shows the West Coast of the South Island as part of the Province of Canterbury. There are insets of the Hokianga, Manakau, Victoria(Bay of Islands), Port Nicholson, Pelorus River, Stewart Island and Dusky Bay. This original map was hand coloured, folded and issued in a slipcase labelled "James Wyld, Geographer to Her Majesty NEW ZEALAND".