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Abraham Ortelius (1527-98), rightly called the 'Father of Modern Cartography', developed the idea of assembling a compendium of maps to form an atlas. The first edition of his "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" was published in 1570 and it was a great…

Verso in ink: [place names] 47 [title]

Through image in ink in unknown hand: Seccomb’s Brewery, Outhwaite’s Carleton Gore, Bishopscourt, St Marys, Capt Cook Htl, Dr Kinder, Motu Tapu, Ch. of England Grammar School, Okahu P.t, Waihiki, Motu Ihi; u.l. in pencil in unknown hand: Royal…

Lower centre (l.c.) in ink: Sketch map of coast country from Camp Alexander’s farm to the Waitotara. Scale - 1 inch to the mile. Copied from Mr Field’s survey and from observation by E.A. Williams, L.t Col. R.A.; through image in ink: [location…

Upper right (u.r.) in ink: Sketch map of the Waikato country; through image in ink: [directions, key & location notes]; verso: [letter concluding:] It has been suggested to me that the Illustrated News would be glad to publish the sketch map and…

Lower left (l.l.) in ink: Plan showing the relative positions of the Maori strongholds of Paterangi & Pikopiko; through image in ink: [location notes & scale]

Through image on stone: [numerals & key]; margin below image c. in ink: T.M. Hocken; label: Na te Hakena Tenei Tiki.
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