"Hindoostan", Thomson, John
Subject: India and Sri Lanka
Period: 1817 (published)
Publication: A New General Atlas
Color: Hand Color
15.5 x 17.5 inches
39.4 x 44.5 cm
This detailed map of India extends from Pakistan in the west to Nepal, Bangladesh and the southern portion of Tibet in the east. A large inset map features Sri Lanka, the Isle of Ceylon. The towns, rivers and mountains of the region are depicted. Engraved by J. & G. Menzies.
Original color and wide margins on heavy, watermarked paper, with an unobtrusive stain in upper-right corner. Some marginal soiling and a short centerfold separation at right, far from map image.