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Burma: with parts of India, China, and Siam

event1886

location_onMyanmar, Laos, Thailand

Map of Burma labelled with indigenous peoples (uppercase red text) and products (salt, copper, tea, rubies, coal, rubber, petroleum, marble, jade, silver) of each area. It also marks two journeys by the explorer J. Annan Bryce, and proposed railways.

Skeleton map of the Burma and Assam frontier

event1886

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Map of Upper Burma showing the border with Assam (India) and China. The names of indigenous peoples are shown (‘Singphos’), along with the Irrawaddy River, railways and resources (‘Teak Forests’, mines (silver, copper, sulphur, rubies, coal, jade)).

The external trade routes of India: with tables showing the amount and value of the principal exports and imports of the chief Indian sea ports and frontier states

event1886

location_onMyanmar, Thailand

This map of the trade routes of India includes Burma (Myanmar) and part of Siam (Thailand). The Rangoon and Irrawaddy Valley State Railway is marked. There are tables showing the values of imports and exports for each area, listed by produce type.

Skeleton map of the Burma and Assam frontier

event1891

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Map of Upper Burma showing the border with Assam (India) and China. The names of indigenous peoples are shown (‘Singphos’), along with the Irrawaddy River, railways and resources (‘Teak Forests’, mines (silver, copper, sulphur, rubies, coal, jade)).

New sketch map of the protected Malay State of Perak

event1892

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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

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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.

District Bhamo

event1893

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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).

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

event1893

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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

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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’)).

District Katha

event1894

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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.

Districts Bhamo and Myitkyina

event1896

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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.

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.

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