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German Naval Chart of New Hanover, Papua New Guinea

SKU: 8745
£250.00

Title:
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

Mapmaker(s):

  • Reichsmarineamt
  • Engraver(s):
    F Müllhaupt

    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.