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A New Map of East India

event1676

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.

Description of East India

event1625

location_onMyanmar

The city of Pegu (Bago, Myanmar), some other settlements, and a river named Martabam Auia are shown in the lower right of this 17th century map of Hindustan (Indian subcontinent). The genealogical seal of the Mughal emperors of India is top right.

Description of East India

event1625

location_onMyanmar

The city of Pegu (Bago, Myanmar), some other settlements, and a river named Martabam Auia are shown in the lower right of this 17th century map of Hindustan (Indian subcontinent). The genealogical seal of the Mughal emperors of India is top right.

Description of East India

event1625

location_onMyanmar

The city of Pegu (Bago, Myanmar), some other settlements, and a river named Martabam Auia are shown in the lower right of this 17th century map of Hindustan (Indian subcontinent). The genealogical seal of the Mughal emperors of India is top right.

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

event1598

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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