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Map to illustrate the Siamese question: showing the present limits of French claims, and the additional territory now demanded

event1893

location_onCambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Map highlighting areas of eastern Siam (Thailand) claimed by France. Notes describe Siam’s geography, government, population, military and trade (rice, teak, pepper, bullocks, fish, hides, tin, cardamom, tin), including trading partners by tonnage.

New Sketch Map of the Protected Malay State of Perak

event1892

location_onMalaysia

Map of the state of Perak (Malay Peninsula) with a table of statistics: area, population, road/railway/river lengths, revenue, tin exports. Gold and tin mines are marked, and the Straits Settlements are highlighted in red.

New sketch map of the protected Malay State of Perak

event1892

location_onMalaysia

Map of state of Perak (Malay Peninsula) with a table of statistics: area, population, road/railway/river lengths, revenue, tin exports. Straits Settlements highlighted red. Someone has added handwritten travel times/distances by steamer/road/train.

Borneo

event1851

location_onMalaysia, Southeast Asia, Philippines, East Timor, Vietnam, Brunei, Indonesia

Map of Borneo—with insets of Southeast Asia, Sarawak and Labuan—featuring temperature data, volcanoes, English colonial territory, products of Borneo, geology (rock types), bathymetry (sea depth) and elevations (side views of mountains with heights).

Borneo

event1851

location_onMalaysia, Southeast Asia, Philippines, East Timor, Vietnam, Indonesia, Brunei

Map of Borneo—with insets of Southeast Asia, Sarawak and Labuan—featuring temperature data, volcanoes, English colonial territory, products of Borneo, geology (rock types), bathymetry (sea depth) and elevations (side views of mountains with heights).

Birman Empire

event1829

location_onMyanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia

This map of the Burman Empire (Myanmar) features mountains, forests and rivers, as well as borders with Siam (Thailand) and Laos. Text notes how far up rivers boats can reach (‘Boats reach hither from the Sea’), ruby mines and rice fields.

Birman Empire

event1824

location_onCambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos

This map of the Burman Empire (Myanmar) features mountains, forests and rivers, as well as borders with Siam (Thailand) and Laos. Text notes how far up rivers boats can reach (‘Boats reach hither from the Sea’), ruby mines and rice fields.

A map of Java: chiefly from surveys made during the British administration

event1817

location_onIndonesia

Made for ‘A History of Java’ by Sir Stamford Raffles, this map includes a list of administrative districts with their populations, and four inset maps of harbours. Another inset map shows rocks and minerals, mountains and volcanoes, and teak forests.

A map of Java: chiefly from surveys made during the British administration

event1817

location_onIndonesia

Made for ‘A History of Java’ by Sir Stamford Raffles, this map includes a list of administrative districts with their populations, and four inset maps of harbours. Another inset map shows rocks and minerals, mountains and volcanoes, and teak forests.

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