Detailed explanation with keyed references on map. Starting on page 619 of this volume is a detailed and elaborate account of Angria the Pirate taking Feriah by Commodore Watson. Many references to Mongol's troops and forces.
Map includes India, Bangladesh, and area of China such as Great Tibet and the Ganges River. Several islands are depicted including Andaman and Nicobar. Regions named: Ceylon, Indostan, Bengal, Ganges, Tibet, Pitan, and the cities of Angra, Delly, Lahor, Dacca, and Hydrabad.
A map of the southern Indian subcontinent and part of Sri Lanka for Hinton's Universal Magazine. Colour washed according to nationality. The subcontinent was little explored at the time, and it is difficult to trace the origin of many of the place names present, but some may derive from the text 'Travels of Pietro Della Valle in India' from 1664. 2 compass roses adorn the map to aid in practical marine navigation.
A sketch displaying British troop movement during the Battle of Seringapatam in 1792, the siege of modern day Srirangapatna oriented with South at the top. It was during this battle that Tipu Sultan was killed. Sketch depicts British encampments, Tippoo's camp, trenches, and lines of attack are indicated by dotted lines.
This copper engraved map locates major towns, rivers and mountain ranges. It extends from the Indus River to Tibet, the Kingdom of Asam in the east, and includes Sri Lanka. Finely engraved with a decorative rococo-style title cartouche. The map details Indian Subcontinent and Sri Lanka (Ceylon) after the ousting of the French by the British in 1761 showing prominent settlements, rivers, and relief of known areas. The former French capital Pondicherry is prominent to the south of Madras. There were four maps in this series.
A engraving of the fort at Bangalore made without measurement describing defenses at the time of Lord Cornwallis' attack. In the late 18th century, the Muslim rulers Haidar Ali (r.1761-1782) and his son Tipu Sultan (r.1782-1799) fought numerous wars against the British over the control of Southern India. The fort at Bangalore was originally built out of mud by the founder of the city and Hindu ruler Kempe Gowda in the early 16th century and was reconstructed in stone by Haidar Ali in 1761. It was built in an unusual oval shape with eight gates, only one of which survives today. Bangalore fort was captured by Lord Cornwallis and his army on 21 March 1791.
A perspective view of Fort St. George, the first British fortress in India, which would later grow into the 4th largest city in India. Madras, now known as Chennai. Etching includes four galleons, two skiffs, and three sailboards, The Union Jack sits atop the flag post. A church rest on a hillock, accrenlation wall and fortress are prominent as is the church steeple within the walls.
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.