Detailed map of region extending from India to Japan and south to New Guinea. Ornate cartouche of palm trees and island inhabitant. Of note: dotted lines indicated sea track of several galleons. Sea tracks include: track to Acapulco, from China to Europe, to Manila, from South Sea to China. Map details sholas, islands, and coastlines.
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.
Top map shows routes from Europe towards India, including; The Mail Steam Packet, The Marseilles Overland, The German Overland, and The Euphrates routes outlined in different colors. The bottom map continues the routes towards Bombay, Port de Galle, Madras and Calcutta. Includes vignettes of the London Post Office; Gibraltar; Malta; the mail crossing the desert on Camals; Suez; Aden; Madras; and Bombay.
Map of British India, showing borders of Presidencies of Calcutta, Madras and Bombay; military and/or civil stations and proposed railways. Includes vignettes of Belouchee's; Lahore; an Indian Procession; and the Cootub Minar in Delhi.
Highlights colored borders of areas under British Possession; States under British Protection; and Independent States. Vignettes of the British Residency, Hyderabad; Car of Juggernaut; the Seal of the East India Company; Tiger hunt; Ruins, Old Delhi; and Hindoos.