Collection D3 - Dumaresq Collection

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Dumaresq Collection


  • 1839 (Creation)

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2 maps, one framed +35mm slide Size : 80cm X 130cm

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Appointed first assistant surveyor of Van Diemen's Land in 1826. For more information see

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Deposited by Mrs Dumaresq in 1973. Note : The Dumaresq Papers, 1815 - 1922, remain with the family at Mount lreh, Longford, Tasmania and may be consulted by arrangement. Summary list in S&R correspondence file may be consulted on request.

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Collection consists of one framed and one folded in book form Map of Van Diemen's Land by George Frankland, dated 1839. Dedicated to the Land Holders of the Colony by their faithful servant, George Frankland, Surveyor General and Sole Commissioner of Crown Lands . The map shows : counties, hundreds, parishes, townships, reserves for townships, roads, houses, names of landholders. Inset plans of Hobart and Launceston (24cm X 21cm) Scale : 20 miles : 7cm Size : 80cm X 130cm

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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HE Oct2019




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