Antique print. Map Of India Or Hindoostan From The Best Authorities

Map Of India Or Hindoostan From The Best Authorities

Artist/Collection: George Kearsley
Product Code: FRP22392
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Map Of India Or Hindoostan From The Best Authorities

27.5 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches).

Also shows Maldive Islands, Ceylon, Lacadive Islands, Andeman and Nicobar Islands. Neighbouring borderlands of Tibet, Burma and Siam
Mapmaker: George Kearsley. Date: 1802. Inset remark “Territories ceded to the British by Tippoo Sultan in year 1792”

This beautiful antique map is from a the first edition of the rare "English Encyclopedia", made for George Kearsley in London in 1802. Its full title was "The English Encyclopedia being a collection of treatises and a dictionary of terms illustrative of the arts and sciences compiled from modern authors of the first eminence in the different branches of science." This is an original antique map, not a reproduction, and is in excellent condition considering it is over 200 years old. It was made by printing from an engraved printing plate, and finished with hand painted colors.

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Style
Date Made 1800-1849
Paper Size 27.5 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches)
Shape Landscape
Main Color Black + White
Size Category 21 to 30 cm (8 to 12 inches)