Sydney. N.S.W. Government Tourist Bureau and the Air Reservation Bureau. No date. Ca. 1957.
Brochure 8.5 x 3.5 inches opening to colorful folding map on sheet 17 x 14 inches. Map shows principal streets, also principal streets with tramways, ferries, underground railway, railway, and underground tramway. There are various pictorial elements associated with the map, including ships in the harbor, shrubs in the botanic garden, a uniformed figure at Cook's Dock, etc. There is an inset Key to Places of Interest listing 61 destinations. Verso of map contains a 14 x 5 inch map in color of Sydney and Environs. Itemized lists include Places of Interest and Tours Around Sydney. Small break in paper at centerfold (repairable) otherwise very good condition, apart from abrasions on rear panel of folded map, not impacting map itself, evidence that the map was once attached in a tourist's scrapbook. Descriptive text of Fort Denison states "Many interesting relics, including "muzzle loaders" and the old Time Gun now 100 years old"; research relating to the gun suggests a circa 1957 date for the map. WorldCat indicates that three libraries world-wide hold the item. It is an attractive and uncommon piece with abrasions to back panel noted. Item #51485
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