State Library of Victoria > La Trobe Journal

No 68 Spring 2001

Fig. 4: Part of the southern section of the world map by Pierre Desceliers, 1550. This hand-coloured facsimile of one of the maps from the Dieppe school of map-making shows conjectured discoveries of a great south land, thought by some to represent Australia. Map Collection, State Library of Victoria. [map]

Fig. 4: Part of the southern section of the world map by Pierre Desceliers, 1550. This hand-coloured facsimile of one of the maps from the Dieppe school of map-making shows conjectured discoveries of a great south land, thought by some to represent Australia. Map Collection, State Library of Victoria.