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Extension of the Electric Telegraph to Canton, Hong Kong, etc. from the Port of Rangoon

event1860

location_onMyanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

Map of a proposed extension of a telegraph system from Rangoon (Yangon, Myanmar) to China. Includes current and projected railways, steam ship routes, and population figures for western China. From the British magazine ‘The Illustrated London News’.

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.

Malay, or East Indian Archipelago, with Burmah, Siam &c.

event1887

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

On this map of Southeast Asia, numerous small islands, shoals and reefs are marked and named, especially in the South China Sea and around the Sunda and Maluku islands. Submarine cables to carry telegraph messages around the region are also shown.

Trade Routes in the Far East

event1894

location_onBrunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

Map of stream ship trade routes around Southeast Asia. Rivers, railways, submarine telegraph cables, lighthouses (fixed, revolving and flashing), graving docks and coaling stations are marked. An inset map shows a railway route from Britain to Asia.

Stanford's Map of the Empires of China & Japan with the adjacent parts of the Russian Empire, India, Burma &c.

event1895

location_onMyanmar, Vietnam

The most northern part of Southeast Asia is shown on this map of China and Japan, with Burma (Myanmar) and Tong King (Vietnam) appearing at the bottom of the map. Mountains, rivers and settlements are marked, as well as a railway line in Burma.

Stanford's Map of the Empires of China & Japan with the adjacent parts of the Russian Empire, India, Burma &c.

event1896

location_onMyanmar, Vietnam

The most northern part of Southeast Asia is shown on this map of China and Japan, with Burma (Myanmar) and Tong-King (Vietnam) appearing at the bottom of the map. Mountains, rivers and settlements are marked, as well as a railway line in Burma.

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).

Map of the Kingdom of Siam and its dependencies

eventc.1900

location_onMyanmar, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam

The border of the Kingdom of Siam (Thailand) and its internal administrative districts are highlighted in yellow. Inset maps show the cities of Bangkok, Chiengmai (Chiang Mai) and Luang Pra Bang (Luang Prabang) in more detail.

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