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Burma with parts of India, China and Siam


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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.

Trade Routes in the Far East


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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.

British Burma, Pegu division: With additions to railways up to 1891



Topographical map of the Pegu Division of British Burma (Myanmar), spread over four sheets. In addition to mountains, forests, rivers and wetlands, rice fields, routes (road, railway, path, telegraph), villages and pagodas are marked.

South eastern frontier


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Very detailed large-scale map of the southeast border of Burma (Myanmar) and Siam (Thailand), divided into districts. Spread over multiple sheets, seems incomplete (some sheets appear more than once, probably from different versions of the same map).

Océan Indien


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A nautical chart of the Indian Ocean showing bathymetry (sea depth), including in great detail around the seas and straits of Southeast Asia.

India, Burmah and the adjacent parts of Beluchistan, Afghanistan, Turkestan, the Chinese Empire, and Siam


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British Burma is shown on the right of this two-sheet map of India. The green areas had come under British rule after the first and second Anglo-Burmese wars, with Upper Burma (light brown) being incorporated after the Third Anglo-Burmese War (1885).

Burma: with parts of India, China, and Siam


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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.

Sketch map showing forest reserves (sanctioned and proposed) in the Pegu and Tenasserim Divisions of British Burma



Map of forest reserves—sanctioned and proposed—on the west coast of British Burma (Myanmar). The map also shows rivers, including the Irrawaddy River, and the railway from Rangoon (Yangon) to Prome (Pyay).

Mer des Indes: cartes de la direction et de l'intensité probables des vents


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A series of four maps of the Indian Ocean—one for each quarter of the calendar year—showing the direction and intensity of the winds, including around the seas of Southeast Asia. There are extensive explanatory notes.

Map of Burmah, and adjacent countries


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Small notes on this map of Burmah (Myanmar) describe mines, crops and products produced, names of local tribes etc. e.g.: ‘a passage to Rangoon in the wet season’, ‘Ship of 400 tons built here’, ‘Alompra’s birth place’, ‘Gold dust in the streams’.

The Island of Ceylon / Burmah, Siam and Anam


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This map of mainland Southeast Asia has colour-coded borders: Burmah (Myanmar) in red, Siam (Thailand) in brown, and Anam (Vietnam) in green. The British territory of Penang is also bordered in red. Independent areas are bordered in grey.

The central part of British Burmah with the Shan provinces of Burmah and Siam


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The routes of eight expeditions through Burma (Myanmar) and Siam (Thailand) are shown, with text noting ‘Ancient ruins with sarcophagi, mummies’, ‘bazaar… great variety of European goods’, ‘great thoroughfare for the Chinese trading with the Shans’.