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Judia

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Map of the rivers, roads and canals of Judia (city of Ayutthaya). The legend includes a palace, elephant enclosures, Archbishop’s church and palace. Outside are residential areas for people from Portugal, Japan, Pegu, Malaya, China and Cochinchina.

Judia

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Map of the rivers, roads and canals of Judia (city of Ayutthaya). The legend includes a palace, elephant enclosures, Archbishop’s church and palace. Outside are residential areas for people from Portugal, Japan, Pegu, Malaya, China and Cochinchina.

Kaart van Soerabaia 1866

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This map of the city of Soerabaia (modern Surabaya, East Java) shows the Mas and Pegirian rivers flowing through the city. The military fort and city streets are surrounded by wetlands, fields, plantations and villages. A 1931 reprint of an 1866 map.

Military cantonments: town and suburbs of Akyab, 1853-54

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Plan of British military installations in the port town of Akyab, Burma (Sittwe, Myanmar), featuring piers on the Kolladyne River (Kaladan River), hospitals, a work house, mission house, hotel, bazaar, burial grounds, religious buildings etc.

Plattegrond der stad Batavia

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A mid-19th century map of the important port of Batavia (Jakarta), with its pier, commercial centre and residential streets. However, the city is also surrounded by villages (kampongs), fields and plantations. An inset map shows Batavia Castle.

Plattegrond der stad Samarang

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Mid-19th century map of the city of Samarang (Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia) dominated by the Fort Prins van Oranje. The railway station and Haven Kanal, which flows to the sea, are also prominent. The city is surrounded by villages and fields.

Plattegrond der stad Soerabaija

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A mid-19th century map of the city of Soerabaija (Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia) showing its recently built defences, including the ‘Citadel Prins Hendrik’ fort and a walled moat. Outside the city are villages, plantations and fields.

Map of the Malay Peninsula

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The Straits Settlements are in red, with the rest of the map marked with names of local peoples (‘Inhabited by the Johor Jakuns’) and resources (mines). Many areas are left blank or vague as unexplored or approximate. Inset map of Singapore city.

Map of the Malay Peninsula

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The Straits Settlements are in red, with the rest of the map marked with names of local peoples (‘Inhabited by the Johor Jakuns’) and resources (mines). Many areas are left blank or vague as unexplored or approximate. Inset map of Singapore city.

Singapore: Plan of harbour and roadstead

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Plan of Singapore harbour, with wharfs and buildings. A roadstead—a body of water sheltered from tides/currents, for ships to anchor—is labelled ‘Singapore Road’. Islands, shoals and reefs are marked, as are roads and buildings in the city.

The town of Singapore

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Plan of Singapore town, including Tanjong Pagar docks, the central civic/business area around the Singapore River, and residential areas. The Government House area (now known as The Istana), and areas of Chinese theatres, are highlighted.

Sumatra

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Map of the city of Padang on the west coast of Sumatra, with inset maps of the nearby islands, featuring residential, business, government and military areas. There are also agricultural areas with coconut, nutmeg, bamboo, nipa palm and sago palm.

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