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Plan topographique de l'arrondissement de Tra Vinh

event1888

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Map of the province of Tra Vinh (Trà Vinh in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam) situated between the mouths of the Sông Cổ Chiên and Bassac rivers. The city of Tra Vinh is towards the north, surrounded by fields, villages, rivers and roads.

Plan topographique de l'arrondissment de Longxuyen

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Map of the district of Longxuyen (Long Xuyên in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam). The city of Long Xuyên is on the southern bank of the Bassac River (labelled ‘Fleuve Postérieur’ and ‘Fleuve Antérieur’), surrounded by rivers, wetlands, fields and villages.

Plan topographique de l'arrondissement de Vinh Long

event1885

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Map of the province of Vinh Long (Vĩnh Long in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam) on the southern bank of the Cổ Chiên River. The city of Vinh Long is on the river, surrounded by rivers, roads, fields and villages.

Itinéraire de Hanoi à That-khe par Lang-son (Frontière Chinoise du Kouang-Si)

event1881

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A late 19th century map depicting a route from Hanoi to That-Khe via Lang-Son (in northern Vietnam, near the border with China at Kouang-Si (Guangxi)). Two inset maps feature plans of military forts, villages, rivers and fields along the route.

Plan topographique de l'arrondissement de Gocong

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Map of the district of Gocong (Gò Công, Vietnam), near the mouth of the Mekong River. The town of Gocong is in the centre, surrounded by rivers, canals, fields and villages.

Isle de Baly = 'T eiland Baly

eventc.1772-1780

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Amongst the mountains and jungles of mid-18th century Bali, this map shows three royal palaces, walled encampments, and seven Buddhist temples (or ‘stupa’) on the east coast. Inset illustrations depict a palace and a temple in detail.

Plan de la ville et forteresse de Malaca = Grondtekening van de Stad en Vesting Malakka

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location_onMalaysia

This mid-18th century plan of the city of Malaca (Malacca/Melaka) focuses on the military fort (‘A Famosa [The Famous]’), but also includes two churches, a mosque and a Chinese temple. Two markets are also marked, as is the entrance to the port.

Plan de la ville et forteresse de Malaca = Grondtekening van de Stad en Vesting Malakka

event1750

location_onMalaysia

This mid-18th century plan of the city of Malaca (Malacca/Melaka) focuses on the military fort (‘A Famosa [The Famous]’), but also includes two churches, a mosque and a Chinese temple. Two markets are also marked, as is the entrance to the port.

Plan de la ville et forteresse de Malaca: pour servir à l'histoire generale des voyages

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location_onMalaysia

This mid-18th century plan of the city of Malaca (Malacca/Melaka) focuses on the military fort (‘A Famosa [The Famous]’), but also includes two churches, a mosque and a Chinese temple. Two markets are also marked, as is the entrance to the port.

Carte du cours de la Riviere de Meinam: depuis Judia jusqu'à son embouchure

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Map of the Meinam (Chao Phraya) river from the city of Judia (Ayutthaya) to its mouth near Bangkok. Features temples, villages, a Bishop's Palace, a fort at Bangkok, and a ‘Champ des Eléphans [Elephant Field]’. The text is in French and Dutch.

Carte du cours de la Riviere de Meinam: depuis Judia jusqu'à son embouchure

event1730

location_onThailand

Map of the Meinam (Chao Phraya) river from the city of Judia (Ayutthaya) to its mouth near Bangkok. Features temples, villages, a Bishop's Palace, a fort at Bangkok, and a ‘Champ des Eléphans [Elephant Field]’. The text is in French and Dutch.

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