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"A new & correct map of the whole world shewing ye situation of its principal parts, viz. the oceans, kingdoms, rivers, capes, ports, mountains, woods, trade-winds, monsoons, variation of ye compass, climats, &c. with the most remarkable tracks of…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-123.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-006.jpg
Map shows Dire Dawa, where Elliott Forsyth entered Ethiopia by air from Djibouti, and Harar in the hill country. This map also shows the train line running from Djibouti through Dire Dawa to Addis Ababa. Addis Ababa, the modern capital, is situated…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-005.jpg
This refers to the Portuguese military expedition of 1541, it shows the sites of several battles marked by crossed swords.

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-003.jpg
Shows the mountain massif that covers the greater part of the country.

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-002.jpg
This is a map of Ethiopia as conceived in the 16th c. and associated with the Prester John legend probably resulting from the accounts of 16th c. Portuguese travellers. The position of the country is reasonably correct, but the details shown of the…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-001.jpg
Africa, showing position of Ethiopia.