[Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant 1820-1895] :Hand sketch of south part of the Middle Island [ms map]. [ca 1848]

Date
1848
By
Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant (Hon), 1820-1895
Ref
MapColl-834caq/[ca.1848]/Acc.23676
Description

Geological sketch of the middle and southern part of the South Island, from Mantell's route from Akaroa to Kaiapoi, south along the coast to Dunedin and return by sea. Names (mostly in Maori) rivers, coastal areas and lakes. Stuarts (Stewart) Island is shown. Shows Maori tracks from interior lakes to the coast, with travel times in days. Marks 'wahi pounamu', route of the author's track, and the boundary of the land block purchased by Commissioner Henry Tacy Kemp, JP. Also marks rock type as per reference key, including slate and quartz conglomerate, limestone, diluvial, tertiary and green gritty marl.

Written on reverse in pencil: Dr Mantell [with address that is difficult to decipher]

See also similar map, shelved at MapColl-834caq/[ca.1848]/Acc.23675

See also similar map by Walter Baldock Durrant Mantell entitled [Map of South Island & Stewart Island N.Z. 1848], held in Drawings and Prints, reference number C-103-049

Drawn while Mantell was Commissioner for the Extinguishment of Native Titles, and surveying Native reserves with Wills

Quantity: 1 manuscript map(s).

Physical Description: Ink and watercolour on paper, glued to cardboard, scale indeterminable, 20.4 x 19.5 cm on card 27.7 x 23 cm

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Part of
Mantell family :Maps
Format
1 manuscript map(s), Maps, Cadastral maps, Topographic maps, Ink and watercolour on paper, glued to cardboard, scale indeterminable, 20.4 x 19.5 cm on card 27.7 x 23 cm
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