"Asia", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
Period: 1840 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
15.5 x 12.3 inches
39.4 x 31.2 cm
The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge produced an incredible series of very detailed map in the mid-nineteenth century. This is just such a map of the continent of Asia. It shows the topography and political divisions with a table giving the population of each nation. Engraved by J & C Walker.
Manuscript notations in brown ink in lower margin.