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Map of Asia: Printed for the New York Central's 'Four-Track Series'

event1900

location_onMalaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Brunei, Laos, Southeast Asia

Colonial territory is labelled and colour-coded on this map of Southeast Asia. A list on the left edge gives the colonial status, size and population of Asian countries, and ranks the main cities by population. Gold and iron mines are marked.

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.

Map of the Malay Peninsula

event1883

location_onMalaysia, Singapore

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

event1883

location_onMalaysia, Singapore

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 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.

Eastern islands or Malay archipelago

event1836

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

Brief notes printed on this 19th century map of Southeast Asia provide details about each region, including: numbers and ethnicity of the population, local or colonial rulers, crops and products, geography (corals, forests, volcanos, earthquakes).

[Sumatra and the Strait of Malacca]

eventc.1800

location_onMalaysia, Singapore, Indonesia

Chart of maritime Southeast Asia, showing bathymetry (sea depth), islands, shoals, reefs, landmarks, and notes (‘Rock seen at Low Water’), all to aid navigation. A rhumbline network has been drawn on the map in pencil. Only one sheet is present.

[Sumatra and the Strait of Malacca]

eventc.1800

location_onMalaysia, Singapore, Indonesia

Chart of maritime Southeast Asia, showing bathymetry (sea depth), islands, shoals, reefs, landmarks, and notes (‘Rock seen at Low Water’), all to aid navigation. A rhumbline network has been drawn on the map in pencil. Only one sheet is present.

A new and accurate map of the East India Islands: laid down according to the latest discoveries, and agreeable to the most approved maps & charts

event1750

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

This mid-18th century map of Southeast Asia includes written notes on goods produced and traded, geographical features, and wild animals found in each part of the region. The cartouche features a drawing of Asia with people, fields and palm trees.

A new and accurate map of the East India Islands: laid down according to the latest discoveries, and agreeable to the most approved maps & charts

event1750

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

This mid-18th century map of Southeast Asia includes written notes on goods produced and traded, geographical features, and wild animals found in each part of the region.

A new and accurate map of the East India Islands: laid down according to the latest discoveries, and agreeable to the most approved maps & charts

eventc.1744-1747

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

This mid-18th century map of Southeast Asia includes written notes on goods produced and traded, geographical features, and wild animals found in each part of the region.

A map of the East-Indies and the adjacent countries: with the settlements, factories and territories, explaning what belongs to England, Spain, France, Holland, Denmark, Portugal &c.

eventc.1720

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

This map showcases the colonial territories of Southeast Asia in the 18th century, with text detailing trading information and the products of each region. There are five inset maps featuring plans of specific trading ports.

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