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Burma and adjacent countries: With additions and corrections to boundaries and railways up to December, 1898

event1898

location_onMyanmar, Thailand

The regional and national borders of Burma and Siam are hand-coloured on this map. Provinces, districts and states within Burma are also highlighted, and itemised in a separate list.

City of Mandalay and environs

event1894

location_onMyanmar

Map of the Burmese city of Mandalay on the Irrawaddy River. The city has a grid of roads and buildings, dominated by Fort Dufferin (formerly Mandalay Palace). The surrounding country has villages, crops, agricultural ponds and irrigation channels.

Map of the Johore Territory 1893

event1894

location_onMalaysia, Singapore

Map of the Malay state of Johor, and Singapore. The route of a proposed railway north from Johor Bahru is shown. Apart from rivers and mountains, much of the terrain is blank, with labels such as ‘Unexplored Hill Country’ or ‘Dense Jungle and Swamp’.

Map of Johore Territory 1893

event1893

location_onMalaysia, Singapore

Map of the Malay state of Johor, and Singapore. The route of a proposed railway north from Johor Bahru is shown. Apart from rivers and mountains, much of the terrain is blank, with labels such as ‘Unexplored Hill Country’ or ‘Dense Jungle and Swamp’.

Burma and adjacent countries

event1892

location_onMyanmar, Thailand

The regional and national borders of Burma and Siam are hand-coloured on this map. Provinces, districts and states within Burma are also highlighted, and itemised in a separate list.

Burma and adjacent countries

event1892

location_onMyanmar, Thailand

The regional and national borders of Burma and Siam are hand-coloured on this map. Provinces, districts and states within Burma are also highlighted, and itemised in a separate list.

Map of the Malay Peninsula 1879

event1879

location_onMalaysia, Singapore, Thailand

Six-sheet map of the Malay Peninsula, featuring settlements, mountains and rivers. Labels note names of indigenous peoples, or describe terrain/resources. There is an inset map of Singapore town, and the Straits Settlements are highlighted in red.

Map of Prince of Wales' Island or Pulo Penang and province Wellesley

event1853

location_onMalaysia

Map of the Penang Strait, including written instructions on how to navigate the strait. On land, areas of cultivation are marked, with a table listing acreage used for each crop. A boundary with Siam based on an 1831 treaty is also shown.

Plan of Pulo Condor

event1794

location_onVietnam

There is a port at the south of this map of the Côn Đảo archipelago (Vietnam), and notes giving details such as a suitable location to careen ships (turning a ship on its side for cleaning or repair). A ruined English fort is also marked.

The principal islands of the East-Indies: explaining what belongs to England, Spain and Holland &c.

eventc.1732

location_onBrunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Southeast Asia

The letters ‘E’ or ‘D’ are marked after place names to indicate if they are English or Dutch colonial possessions: e.g. ‘Marleborough Fort E’ on Sumatra or ‘Concordia Fort D’ on Timor. The Philippines are labelled ‘to Spain’.

The principal islands of the East-Indies: explaining what belongs to England, Spain and Holland &c.

eventc.1732

location_onBrunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Southeast Asia

The letters ‘E’ or ‘D’ are marked after place names to indicate if they are English or Dutch colonial possessions: e.g. ‘Marleborough Fort E’ on Sumatra or ‘Concordia Fort D’ on Timor. The Philippines are labelled ‘to Spain’.

To the Right Honourable William, Lord Cowper, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, this map of Asia

event1720

location_onBrunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Southeast Asia, Thailand, Vietnam

Map dedicated to William Cowper, whose coat of arms sits atop the cartouche. It features two horses holding a crest with three martlets (mythical birds used in heraldry). The cartouche also features Asian traders. Monsoons are marked on the map.

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