Map, New Zealand

Wyld, James
Production date
Circa 1840

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Brief Description
Map engraved by James Wyld of New Zealand circa 1840.

The map has both Māori and Pākehā names with detailed comments. The majority of detail is on the North Island from previous surveys, with little detail written on the South Island map other than Dusky Sound, Stewart Island and Nelson.
Third Edition
Production date
Circa 1840
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Production technique
Media/Materials description
Printed; decorative geometrical border around edge of map; coloured; paper on linen. Glued to the linen in segments - designed to be folded.
Length x Width: 775 x 538mm
To the Right Honourable, Secretary of State for the Colonies, this chart of New Zealand from original surveys is respectfully dedicated by his very obedient servant James Wyld.
Third Edition - to the Committee of the Church Missionary Society, the publisher is deeply indebted for the valuable information kindly communicated by them. And also to the New Zealand Land Company for the use of their valuable surveys., Printed, Printed
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Subject period
Subject date
Circa 1840
Other number(s)
6370, 30677


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