Our collection of maps and atlases contains some interesting items which can help provide context and background to Federation. Much of the maps collection is currently uncatalogued, so readers are advised to contact staff via our Ask a Librarian service for assistance in identifying and requesting material. Digitisation of our collection is ongoing.
New South Wales. Government Printing Office. (1897). Australian colonies and New Zealand
A map prepared for the Federal Convention of 1897 when the inclusion of New Zealand into the new Commonwealth was under consideration.
Catalogue search tips
Subject headings which can be used to find pre and post Federation mapping in our catalogue include:
Keywords such as the following can also be used:
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The publisher's name eg H.E.C. Robinson, is also useful for searching for map material.