Shows not only the English settlements along the Ganges including Calcutta but also those of other Europeans – Shinshura (Shinsura) established by the Dutch and Shandernagor (Chandernagore) by the French etc. The Nabob referred to is Siraj ud-Daulah (1733 -1757), the last Nawab of Bengal before the province’s incorporation by the East India Company. The accompanying text in the Gentleman's Magazine gives a detailed account of the areas development.
A map of the North Coast of the Bay of Bengal, located on the East coast of India. Prime Meridian is London. There are two scale bars on the map, one in English Miles, the other in English/French Leagues.
1 map ; 19 x 11 cm
86.730; 91.538; 19.031; 26.555
W. K. Morrison Special Collection
v.27, September 1757. pg. 428
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