Map, The Settled Portions of South Australia, Hughes W, c1851
The Settled Portions of South Australia,
Artist: Hughs, W.
Publisher: Virtue and Co
Print size: 185 x 235mm
Paper size:215 x 285mm
Technique: Engraving with later hand colouring
Description: Map of the South Eastern part of South Australia
Hughes, William 1717-1876 was an English geographer, cartographer, author and professor
He was Professor of Geography at King's College and Queen's College, London and Royal Female Naval School
He was for many years Examiner in Geography to the College of Preceptors
He was the author of literally dozens of books; books of maps for the classroom, biblical studies and general reference, and editor of a similar number of reference and classroom books.
He died at his home, Adelaide Road,St John's Wood, London