Tourist's Sketch Map, Penrith to Eskbank, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia. with The Blue Mountains Western Line text printed on the verso. New South Wales Government Tourist Bureau.

Tourist's Sketch Map, Penrith to Eskbank, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia. with The Blue Mountains Western Line text printed on the verso.

Sydney: New South Wales Government Tourist Bureau, 1915/16. Second revised. A large folding tourist map showing the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales and The Blue Mountains Western railway line, extending from Marrangaroo, Mt. Bald and Mt. Wilson down to Mt. Korrowall, and from the River Cox to the Nepean River.

The Railway route is indicated from Penrith through Glenbrook, Lawson, Katoomba, Blackheath, Mt. Victoria, Newnes Junction, Eskbank and Marrangaroo, with the elevation beginning at 89 ft and climbing to 3076 ft. An insert at lower left is entitled "Diagram Shewing Routes for Jenolan Caves".

It appears that the map was first printed in 1910. Folding color map, verso with text printed and numbered in the 10 panels. Text includes highlights of the area, as well as a table showing the depth of various waterfalls in the area, and a table listing routes and fares, and motor car time table.

The map measures 24 x 17 1/2", and folds to 5 x 8 3/4". Short splits at vertical folds; the map itself in very good condition. Trove records editions issued in 1910 ,1919, 1921,1922,1925, 1929. Libraries Australia ID 45540981. Good + overall. Item #23246

Price: $225.00