German Naval Chart of The Hermit Islands, Papua New GuineaSKU: 8753
German Naval Chart of The Hermit Islands, Papua New Guinea
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66.5 x 90 cm sheet size
black and white
Stiller Ozean – Hermit Inseln
Imperial German Naval Office chart, sheet size 66.5 x 90 cm, engraved by F. Müllhaupt, black and white, centrefold, date-stamped 18 November 1908, blank verso; breakwaters and lights highlighted in colour; shows sands, soundings etc, with interior detail of relief and vegetation; inset profiles. The Hermit Islands 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.