Genuine-Antique-Map-Asia-with-its-Islands-and-Different-Regions-according-to-their-Modern-Divisions-also-the-Discoveries-made-by-Capt-Cook-1799-Laurie-and-Whittle-Maps-Of-Antiquity

1799 - Asia with its Islands and Different Regions according to their Modern Divisions; also the Discoveries made by Capt. Cook - Antique

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Item number: ASI522
Genuine Antique Map

1799

Maker: Laurie and Whittle

Antique hand colored map of Asia by Laurie and Whittle, 1799. This impressive map features original hand coloring and reflects the British understanding of Asia at the end of the 18th century. Notable features include the large area labeled Tibet or State of the Dalai Lama, the still largely unknown shape of Japan, and the new discoveries of Captain Cook. With cities and some topography. Good antique condition with some stains. Measures approx. 19 x 20.5 inches to the neatline.

Item Number: ASI522