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An early 19th century map of India in fine colour

Stock No. 22828 Category: Tag: Cartographer: LAURIE & WHITTLE.

Hindoostan with the Island of Ceylon, Maldivas &c &c.
London: Robert Laurie & James Whittle, 1801. Fine original colour. 260 x 210mm.

£160

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A map of India, Sri Lanka and the Maldives, engraved by Edward Jones (fl 1799-1818) and Benjamin Smith jnr (1775-1817) for an uncommon smaller-format atlas by Laurie and Whittle.
Smith was later executed for forging Margate Bank notes, despite claiming he had been forced to do so by French privateers who had captured him in 1810 and held him in prison for four years.

Additional information

Dimensions 210 × 260 mm
Cartographer

Date

1801

Extra Info

Hindoostan with the Island of Ceylon, Maldivas &c &c.

Publication

London: Robert Laurie & James Whittle, 1801. Fine original colour. 260 x 210mm.

Condition

A good example.

References

British Map Engravers p. 612-3.