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  • MUSEUM QUALITY INKS AND PAPER: Printed on thick 192gsm heavyweight matte paper with archival giclee inks, this historic fine art will decorate your wall for years to come.
  • VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: Add style to any room\'s decor with this beautiful print. Whether your interior design is modern or classic, a map is never out of fashion.
  • FRAME READY: Your unframed poster will arrive crease-free, rolled in a sturdy mailing tube. Many maps fit easy-to-find standard size frames 16x20, 16x24, 18x24, 24x30, 24x36, saving on custom framing.
  • ATTENTION TO DETAIL: We edit every antique map for image quality, color and vibrance, so it can look its best while retaining historical character. Makes a great gift!
  • Watermarks will not appear in the printed picture. Some blemishes, tears, or stamps may be removed from the final print.
This is an impressive 1860 elephant folio map of Australia, New Zealand, Polynesia and the Pacific Ocean by A. H. Dufour. It covers from Burma (Myanmar) east as far as Chile and from Japan south to New Zealand. Although the interiors of the continents remain blank, the coastal regions are highly detailed. Numerous islands of Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia are noted. Five insets are features along the bottom border of the map. These include an inset of New South Wales, Australia, showing gold locations, New Caledonia, Martinique Island, Tahiti and the Gambier Archipelago.The map shows extraordinary detail throughout noting European possessions in Australia and southeast Asia, cities, islands, rivers, lakes, mountains, oceans and ocean currents, sea routes of explorers and a host of other geographical, topographical and physical features. This map was prepared by Auguste-Henri Dufour and engraved by Charles Dyonette for publication plate no. 40 in Armand Le Chevalier's 1860 edition of Atlas Universel, Physique, Historique et Politique de Geographie Ancienne et Moderne.
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