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A map of the Malay Peninsula

event1898

location_onMalaysia, Singapore, Thailand

Map of the Malay Peninsula showcasing the Straits Settlements in pink, the Federated Malay States in red, and Siamese states in yellow. A table of common words in English, Malay and Siamese is included. Only four of six sheets are available.

Burma with parts of India, China and Siam

event1888

location_onMyanmar, Laos, Thailand

Map of Burma used as advertising by a clothing shop in Rangoon (Yangon, Myanmar). There is a calendar with each day marked with an historic event. The map is labelled with indigenous peoples (uppercase red text) and products of each area.

Sketch map of China and adjoining regions: showing the density of population, mineral resources, chief products, principal trade routes, existing and projected railways, and inland navigation

event1898

location_onMyanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

This map of China features a small part of northeastern Southeast Asia. Population density is shown, along with rivers, trade routes, tidal river navigation limits, railways (existing and suggested), and two coal mines in Tong-King (Vietnam).

Districts Bhamo and Myitkyina

event1896

location_onMyanmar

Map of two districts in northern Burma (Myanmar) featuring the Irrawaddy River, the Burma State Railway (and others under construction), and mines (ruby, amber, jade). High points are marked with their heights so they can be used for triangulation.

District Katha

event1894

location_onMyanmar

Map of the district of Katha in northern Burma (Myanmar) featuring the Irrawaddy River, and the Mu Valley State Railway (still partially under construction). High points are marked with their heights so they can be used for triangulation.

District Bhamo

event1893

location_onMyanmar

Map of the district of Bhamo in northern Burma (Myanmar) featuring the Irrawaddy River, railways (proposed and under construction, including the future Burma State Railway), and mines (amber, jade).

District Ruby Mines

event1893

location_onMyanmar

Map of the district of Ruby Mines in northern Burma (Myanmar) featuring the Irrawaddy and Shweli rivers. High points are marked with their heights so they can be used for triangulation. As the name suggests, the district was known for its rubies.

Index to relative positions of gold mining & prospecting grants: District Katha

event1893

location_onMyanmar

Map of the Katha district, Burma (Myanmar), with locations of gold mines and land allocated for prospecting. High points are marked and linked with lines to create a triangulation network. The Mu Valley State Railway and Mu River are shown.

Map to illustrate Mr. W.R.D. Beckett's route, Novr. 1891-April 1892

event1893

location_onVietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos

The route of W.R.D. Beckett between Bangkok and Saigon, partly along the Mekong River, is marked on this map, along with trade routes, police posts, mines (copper, iron, gold), and products (the spice cardamom, and resin benzoin (‘Gumbenjamin’)).

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 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.

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.

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