Hark back to a time before satellite photos, before long winding motorways, before many storeyed buildings, when the tallest figures across Auckland’s horizon were the many maunga around us. Admire the expert handiwork of Ferdinand von Hochstetter in his map of The Isthmus of Auckland, with Its Extinct Volcanoes, drawn back in 1859 to chart a land on the precipice of transformation. Decorate your home with this wall chart of von Hochstetter’s beautifully detailed map of Tāmaki Makaurau from nearly 200 years ago, a poetic reminder of the steady constants in our lives hit by a whirlwind of change.
90 x 60 x 1.4cm (hanging)
printed on canvas, ready to hang, comes packaged in tube
printed in New Zealand