C1771

A Plan of the City of Siam or Juthia

Mapmaker:

John Andrews (1766 - 1798)

Ayutthaya, the capital of Siam, was situated on the banks of the Menan River (Chao Phraya River). During the seventeenth century, the Dutch East India Company (VOC) began trading there in animal pelts and sappanwood which were destined for their … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

A Plan of the City of Siam or Juthia

Date:

C1771

Mapmaker:

John Andrews (1766 - 1798)

Condition:

In good condition, centre fold as issued.

Technique:

AUTHENTICITY
A Plan of the City of Siam or Juthia - Antique Map from 1771

Genuine antique
dated:

1771

Description:

Ayutthaya, the capital of Siam, was situated on the banks of the Menan River (Chao Phraya River). During the seventeenth century, the Dutch East India Company (VOC) began trading there in animal pelts and sappanwood which were destined for their Japanese trading posts. This plan was made soon after the departure of the VOC in 1765. From Andrews&#8217s ‘A Collection of Plans of the Capital Cities of Europe, and some remarkable cities in Asia, Africa &amp America’. Andrews&#8217s superbly engraved and embellished series of town plans are usually found issued uncoloured, this set however has FULL ORIGINAL HAND COLOURING.

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