Map, Philips library map of South Africa

George Philip & Son, Ltd
Philip, W B
Production date
Circa 1905

Object detail

Brief Description
Map, Philips library map of South Africa.
1:2,500,000. Forty miles to the inch.

Shows British South Africa from Port Nolloth on the West side, Johannesburg, the De Kaap gold fields, Zout Pansberg and Durban on the East coast. Also shows Portuguese territory and East Africa on the East coast, railway lines and steam ship routes, the German Territory and proclaimed gold fields - Nkandhla, Fort Victoria and Klerksdorp. Inset maps are shown of Sudan, Durban, Kimberley, Port Elizabeth and Rhodesia. Steamship distances notes that Cape Town to London is 6,181 miles.
Production date
Circa 1905
Production place
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Paper on linen. Printed. Ink. Is enclosed in a booklet.
Height x Width: 995 x 740mm
Height x Width: 210 x 115mm
Ted H Feilder 8th l-Y, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject person
Subject period
Subject date
Circa 1900
Credit line
gifted by Mr R A H Withers
Other number(s)
m75/22 (b), 7603, 50802


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