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Lithographic Stones - Maps of Victoria, 1916 Object Reg. No: ST 031146

Summary:
Eleven lithographic stones.

Ten stones have a print adhered to the corresponding source stone with one stone (Tatchera) without a print and another (Victoria) with border remains of print only.
Nine stones are of Victorian counties and two are maps of Victoria. 1. County of Anglesey. 2. County of Bendigo. 3. County of Borung sheet 2. 4. County of Gladstone. 5 County of Grant. 6. County of Hampden. 7. County of Karkarooc sheet 2. 8. County of Ripon. 9. County of Tatchera sheet 2. 10. Map of Victoria North West sheet. 11. Map of Victoria (entire state).

The maps of the counties show the names of localities, parishes, roads, railways, property boundaries, and land formations such as lakes, swamps, creeks, rivers, ranges, hills and mountains. Details of each print or stone such as the map scales, dates, names of government printers, map sale prices and map code numbers are recorded in a supplementary file. These details for every map are not complete owing to missing pieces of print or the adhered print obscures the information on the stone.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Victoria: Crown Lands & Survey Department, 1978
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 90 mm (Height), 720 mm (Width), 1035 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: The eleven stones vary by up to 10 cm in size. These measurements represent the largest measurements of all the lithographic stones.

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Tagged with: printing equipment, lithographic stones, printing
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Printing
Tertiary Classification: printing type, blocks & plates
Creator: Victoria: Crown Lands & Survey Department, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1916
Lithographer: H.J. Green, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

2. Printer
Printer: Victoria: Government Printer, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1934

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