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John Power Studios: The Wonder Map of Melbourne

Map: AUNZ2880
 
Cartographer: John Power Studios
Title: The Wonder Map of Melbourne
Date: 1934
Published: Melbourne
Width: 40 inches / 102 cm
Height: 30 inches / 77 cm
Map ref: AUNZ2880
Description:
Vintage caricature map of Melbourne imitating the colourful, whimsical style of Macdonald Gill's 'Wonderground Map of London'. The map is a rich tapestry of humorous illustrations depicting life in Melbourne in the city's Centenary Year. Around the border are eight illustrations of Aboriginal life, the first police station, and Capt. Lonsdale's cottage. The rest of the border is decorated with gum leaves and gum nuts.

Printed colour. SL [AUNZ2880]