C1898
 (1920)

Malacca Strait with Part of the East Coast of the Malay Peninsula

Mapmaker:

Edward Weller (1819 - 1884)

$A 4,500

In stock

S/N: HYDRO-1355-ASI-MAL–341423
(RW-GLS)

Full Title:

Malacca Strait with Part of the East Coast of the Malay Peninsula

Date:

C1898
 (1920)

Mapmaker:

Edward Weller (1819 - 1884)

Condition:

Small repaired tear at bottom and one at left hand side sheet edge, otherwise in good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

975mm 
x 645mm

Paper Size: 

1022mm 
x 686mm

Description:

Rare and important, detailed large scale detail hydrographic chart of the Malacca and Singapore Straits . The chart extends north to Penang, Malaysia, the northern tip of Sumatra and south to Singapore. Numerous soundings are noted as well positions of wrecks, lights and other navigational hazards.

Mapmaker:

Edward Weller (1819-1884)

Very active English cartographer of which little is known of his personal  life although he produced a number of important maps and was elected a member of the Royal Geographical Society.

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