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MacDonald Gill | Two wartime maps: Australia, 1942, and New Zealand, 1943

Estimate:

700 - 1,000 GBP

MacDonald Gill | Two wartime maps: Australia, 1942, and New Zealand, 1943

MacDonald Gill | Two wartime maps: Australia, 1942, and New Zealand, 1943

Estimate:

700 - 1,000 GBP

Lot sold:

1,512

GBP

MacDonald Gill


Two maps: Australia, 1942, and New Zealand, 1943, comprising:


Australia. Her Natural and Industrial Resources, 1942, printed by Alf Cooke Ltd., colour lithographed map (500 x 740mm.), decorative coat-of-arms in upper right corner, large compass rose in the lower left, a few small holes and tears, slight wear along folds, dust-staining on the reverse


New Zealand. Her Natural and Industrial Resources, 1943, printed by Fosh & Cross Ltd, colour lithographed map (510 x 760mm.), decorative coat-of-arms in upper right corner, compass rose in the lower right, slight wear along folds, dust-staining on the reverse


During the Second World War, MacDonald Gill was commissioned by the British Ministry of Information to design colourful pictorial maps showing natural resources of Commonwealth countries to illustrate their economic contribution to the war effort. The map of Australia shows the natural or industrial resources of coal, platinum, copper, silver, gold, steel, iron, tin, lead and zinc. The map of New Zealand shows the natural or industrial resources of coal, oil, gold, platinum, iron, tungsten and mercury extraction.

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