Auction 154, Lot 684

"British Posessions in Asia", Walker, J & C

Subject: Southern Asia

Period: 1837 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.6 x 14.1 inches
42.2 x 35.8 cm

This map of colonial India covers present-day India, Bangladesh and Burma and is delineated by district. It is color-coded to show British territory in red, states under British protection in green, and independent states in yellow. A large table located in the Bay of Bengal details the date each district was acquired, its size, and from whom it was acquired. Published by G.B. Whitaker in London.

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Condition: B

Issued folding and now flattened and backed with tissue. There is offsetting and light toning along two folds.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/16/2015

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