"Vorder Indien", Weiland, Carl Ferdinand
Period: 1838 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
21.1 x 23.8 inches
53.6 x 60.5 cm
A large and densely details map of India that uses color coding to identify the various regions under British, Portuguese, Danish, and French control. Detail includes towns, roads, rivers and topography. A small inset shows the Maldives.
Contemporary outline color with light toning, offsetting and foxing. There are light damp stains along the edges of the sheet, and a number of small chips and tears also along the edges.