Sydney Cove, 18th-century Australia

Sydney Cove, 18th-century Australia

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Credit: NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Sydney Cove. Close-up of the Sydney Cove portion of an 18th-century map of the larger bay known as Port Jackson, in New South Wales, Australia. The map, which dates from October 1788, includes illustrations of ship navigation routes, a hospital, agricultural fields, Convicts Island, and the Lieutenant-Governor's house. The map, an unattributed work by a Port Jackson painter, is part of the Watling Collection at the Natural History Museum, London, UK.

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