“Histomap,” created by John B. Sparks, was first printed by Rand McNally in 1931. It shows the entire history of the world distilled into a single gorgeous chart via The Slate

The Entire History of the World—Really, All of It—Distilled Into a Single Gorgeous Chart

From the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection (Made in : The Histomap. Four thousand years of world history. High resolution image in MrSID format can be obtained here.

School resources · Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House

This extensive resource examines each Australian state’s unique journey to federation using historical sources such as newspaper extracts, cartoons, speeches and biographies.

1788:Map of Sydney Cove and Convict Ships of the First Fleet.

of Sydney Cove and Convict Ships of the First Fleet.

Circular Quay in Sydney in 1877.Photo from National Library of Australia.A♥W

Circular Quay, Sydney in 1877 National Library of Australia.

1st government house, sydney 1790's

Painting of the first Government House,Sydney by John Eyre.

As the settlers travelled over the Blue Mountains in search of GOLD and a new beginning. their journey was tough. This photo is pure 'GOLD' as it shows just how tough the journey was in an era long gone. This is a rarely seen photo of the original crossing of the Blue Mountains.

Format: B&W original photograph, Sam Hood Rights Info: No known copyright restrictions Repository: Blue Mountains City Library www.au/library/ Part of: Local Studies Collection Provenance: BMCC Date Range:

Arms of Australia Inn Museum, Emu Plains. Penrith history

Arms of Australia Inn Museum, Emu Plains.