Asia Published 1849
Map of ASIA by Samuel Augustus Mitchell c1849 This is an excellent example of the legendary American map publisher Samuel Augustus Mitchell's 1849 map of Asia. This map covers from the Arabian Peninsula and Turkey eastward as far as Kamchatka, Japan, the Philippines and New Guinea. Steel plate engraved. S A Mitchell Published: c1849 Approx engraved area: 12" x 15" (305mm x 380mm)
Original outline and vivid wash hand colour. Good condition, engraving, some age tone to boarders Some tear marks and loss to bottom boarder, not affecting image
Notes: The includes the Empires of Hindoostan (India), China (includes Tibet), Toorkistan, Persia (Iran), Cabool, Beloochistan (Afghanistan), Birma (Burma), Siam (Thailand), Anam (Vietnam), Malaysia, Japan, etc. Tibet, Korea and Ladak are included within the borders of the Chinese Empire.Identifies both the Grand Canal and the Great Wall in China. An inset map in the lower left quadrant details Australia. This map also identifies various cities, towns, rivers and an assortment of additional topographical details.
A genuine antique map over 160 years old.