Found Maps: Tally No. 506238

Found Maps: a semi-regular post about the lovely maps I come across in my research. These past weeks I’ve been spending a lot of time looking at old maps at the SRO. While I was looking for something very specific, I was constantly being distracted by all the lovely detail and general ‘old-ness’ and ‘map-ness’ … Continue reading

Rare 1802 Map of Sydney

I first learnt I loved history enough to want to be an Historian in Sydney. It is a funny city – when you are in it it *is* Australia – it is big enough and mean enough to completely eclipse the rest of the country. So the history I learnt there was very Sydney-centric, very … Continue reading