Detailed printed map of Western Australia in printed colour. (chromolithograph) depicting interior discoveries to date with town plan inset of Perth. Perth had an 8,000 population by 1886. The Picturesque Atlas of Australasia was edited by the Hon. Andrew Garran LLD MLC and was illustrated under the supervision of Frederic B. Schell assisted by leading colonial and American artists of the day. There are over eight hundred wood engravings and chromolithographed maps celebrating the development of Australia to date. The Picturesque Atlas Publishing Company Limited had premises at 14 Wynyard Square Sydney.The work was printed in 42 parts, these subsequently being bound into 3 volumes.