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A New Map of East India


location_onMyanmar, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Brunei, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, East Timor, Southeast Asia

This 17th century map of Asia is based on a map by the Dutch cartographer Frederik de Wit (c. 1629–1706). The text is in the original Latin, except for the title which has been changed to English. The original cartouche has also been retained.

Exacta & accurata delineatio cum orarum maritimarum tum etiam locorum terrestrium quae in regionibus China, Cauchinchina, Camboia sive Champa, Syao, Malacca, Aracan & Pegu


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

Unusually, north is located to the left of this map of East Asia, rather than the top. The text notes that shallows and reefs are marked, and that the map is based on the explorations of Portuguese ships. Illustrations include sea monsters and ships.


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