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Old Asia Map - East India Isles - Thomson 1814 - This is an exquisite full-colour Reproduction printed on Matte Bright Canvas.

Print Size: 60cm x 70cm

The following towns are featured: a fine example of John ThomsonÆs 1814 map of Southeast Asia and the East India Islands. Centred on Borneo, ThomsonÆs map covers from China and Hainan south to Sumatra and Java, and eastward as far as the Philippines and New Guinea. It includes the Pearl River Delta at its northern most edge and names Macao and Lantao Island (Hong Kong). The Singapore Straits are identified, as are Bintan and Batam Islands, but the Island of Singapore itself is unnamed. Just to the east of the Philippine island of Mindanao, sets the apocryphal island of St. JohnÆs. The fiction of St. JohnÆs Island probably originates with the Portuguese cooption of manuscript mappings of this region acquired form Magellan expedition, though itÆs first published reference is in OrteliusÆ 1570 Asiae Nova Descripto. Following St. JohnÆs appearance on OrteliusÆ maps numerous mariners, including Dampier, claimed to have visited it, however, most were m

SKU: ITEA0003-4

Original Maps are often difficult to find and usually have fold lines, identifying stamps or markings, tears, ragged edges, and assorted other natural signs of age that detract from their beauty. All of our maps have been professionally restored to depict their original beauty, while keeping all historical data intact.

These maps are fabulous pieces of history full of information useful to Historians, Genealogists, Cartographers, Relic Hunters, & Others. They make fascinating conversation pieces and splendid works of art for the home or office.

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