Sydney – State Library of NSW – Tasman

On a recent trip to Sydney, we were again impressed by the map on the floor of the entrance foyer of the State Library of NSW. The map shows the 17th century voyages of Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman, who discovered Tasmania long before Captain Cook ‘discovered’ Australia.
The original mapLibrary NSW Tasman Map from which the floor map is drawn is in the library’s collection.

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