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  • Centenary Map of Adelaide, South Australia. Published  W.H. & E.J. Edmunds in 1936 it shows 100 years of development of a prototype planned  colony. Giclee print available www.historyrevisited.com.au
  • Detail of Adelaide Oval, South Australia
  • Title Key showing Hotels, Tramways, Hospitals, Churches ("City of Churches"), Petrol Supply.
  • Detail of North Adelaide, the northern section of Colonel William Light's Plan of the prototype colony.

Centenary Map Plan of Adelaide South Australia Edmunds 1936


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Centenary Map Plan of Adelaide, South Australia

Quality Limited Edition of a  map  compiled by W.H. & E. J. Edmunds in 1936 showing a century of development in the unique settlement of South Australia.

Founded in 1836 on the ‘Wakefield Theory of Colonization' ( Edward Gibbon Wakefield) that promised to place a ‘slice of London in the Antipodes’. We see here the proof of its success with public buildings, colleges, churches, hotels, recreational parks, transport depots &c.

As a progressive settlement, the arrival of electricity and motor cars as a general evolution of mankind, we can see the cities eastern petrol stops catering for the age of automobiles.

Archival Edition Limited Giclee prints to 200. Issued with numbered certificate.

Size of Image = 54cm x 36 cm   (21 1/2 x 14 1/3 inch)

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