Centenary Map Plan of Adelaide South Australia Edmunds 1936
Centenary Map Plan of Adelaide, South Australia
Quality Limited Edition of a map compiled by W.H. & E. J. Edmunds in 1936 showing a century of development in the unique settlement of South Australia.
Founded in 1836 on the ‘Wakefield Theory of Colonization' ( Edward Gibbon Wakefield) that promised to place a ‘slice of London in the Antipodes’. We see here the proof of its success with public buildings, colleges, churches, hotels, recreational parks, transport depots &c.
As a progressive settlement, the arrival of electricity and motor cars as a general evolution of mankind, we can see the cities eastern petrol stops catering for the age of automobiles.
Archival Edition Limited Giclee prints to 200. Issued with numbered certificate.
Size of Image = 54cm x 36 cm (21 1/2 x 14 1/3 inch)