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German Naval Chart of New Hanover, Papua New Guinea

SKU: 8745

German Naval Chart of New Hanover, Papua New Guinea

Date of publication:

  • 1909
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 67 x 91 cm sheet size
  • Colour:

  • black and white
  • Engraver:

  • F Müllhaupt
  • Bismark Archipel – Neu Hannover

    This is a German chart of New Hanover Island or Lavongai in the Bismarck Archipelago of Papua New Guinea. Read more

    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.

    Condition & Materials

    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.

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