Sydney: 191-. Real estate speculation during the time when the location of the Australian capital was being fiercely debated. The city of Canberra was formally founded, named and commenced in 1913. This map illustrates one of the losing locations.
Land to be auctioned by Henry F. Halloran. Sales plan for land in the Jervis Bay, A.C.T. "Terms: £1 deposit and 10/- monthly for each £30 of purchase money. Interest only 5 per cent. per annum charged on quarterly balances."
Libraries Australia ID 44485227. 1 map : col. ; 95.7 x 70.0 cm., on sheet 101.8 x 76.4 cm.
This map has the same basic layout as the NLA copy but has hand coloring in the sea and many lots colored red (sold?). Folding down to a manageable size has meant the preservation of this copy but the folds have fragile lines and splits throughout with no loss of text. Item #26778