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Competition design of Federal Capital City, Commonwealth of Australia [cartographic material] : [information for competitors]
Bib ID 440112
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Scale Scales differ (E 141°00'/E 153°00'/S 28°00'--S 37°00'). 
Description [Melbourne : Dept. of Home Affairs, 1911] 
8 maps ; col. ; 108 x 135 cm. or smaller + 3 booklets, ea. 34 cm., and 1 wooden container, 10 x 89 x 9 cm. 
Full contents
  • Information conditions and particulars for guidance in the preparation of competitive designs ... 1911
  • Map showing rainfall and temperature statistics of the proposed site for the Federal Capital ... ; with booklet: On the climate of the Yass-Canberra district. 1910
  • Geological survey of the site of the Federal Capital of Australia by Edward F. Pittman; with booklet: Reports on the geology of the Federal Capital site by E.F. Pittman. 1911
  • 2 copies of: Map of contour survey of the site for the Federal Capital of Australia. Scale [ca. 1:4 800] 1910. In 4 sheets.
  • Map of part of New South Wales Australia shewing position of Commonwealth Territory. 1911
  • Map of New South Wales Australia 1911: Commonwealth Territory shown by red tint.
  • Topographical map of the Federal Territory, Australia. Scale [ca. 1:75 000] 1910
  • Canberra contour survey: Scale 20 chains to an inch. 1911
  • Cycloramic view of Canberra capital site, view from ... Vernon. 1911
  • Cycloramic view of Canberra capital site, view ... from Camp Hill. 1911.
 
Notes

Maps, two with booklets, pictures and pamphlet giving information about the competition, the climate , geology and topography of the Canberra region, for the competitors in the Federal Capital Design Competition, inserted in wooden box, for mailing.

Title from label of container.

Items from different publishers, issued by the Dept. of Home Affairs, for competitors, originally published between 1909 and 1911.

Each item is also catalogued individually.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-232173765

Set at RM3095/1-12; unopened box at RM3095/13-15.

Subjects Federal Capital Design Competition, (1911-1925) -- Maps.  |  City planning -- Australian Capital Territory -- Maps.  |  Canberra (A.C.T.) -- Historical geography -- Maps.  |  Australia -- Capital and capitol -- Maps.  |  Canberra (A.C.T.) -- Pictorial works.
Time Coverage 1909-1911 
Other authors/contributors Australia. Department of Home Affairs

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MAP G8984.C3S1 FCDC 1911 (incomplete) Special Collections Reading Room
MAP RM 3095 (1-9, drawer) Special Collections Reading Room
MAP RM 3095 (10-11, triangular box) Special Collections Reading Room
MAP RM 3095 (12, box, Atlas shelf) Special Collections Reading Room
MAP RM 3095 (13-15, box, Atlas shelf)
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