German Naval Chart of New Hanover, Papua New GuineaSKU: 8745
German Naval Chart of New Hanover, Papua New Guinea
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67 x 91 cm sheet size
black and white
Bismark Archipel – Neu Hannover
Imperial German Naval Office chart, sheet size 67 x 91 cm, engraved by F. Müllhaupt, black and white, centrefold, date-stamped 24 December 1909, blank verso; breakwaters and lights highlighted in colour; shows sands, soundings etc, with interior detail of relief, vegetation, roads and settlements; inset profiles. New Hanover Island or Lavongai in the Bismarck Archipelago of Papua New Guinea. German New Guinea, a German protectorate between 1884 and its surrender to Australian troops in 1914, formed the first part of the German colonial empire.