C1882

Map of the Shaktu Valley, North West Frontier, Punjab. From a sketch by Capt. G.F. Young….

Mapmaker:

Henry Sharbau (1860 - 1904)

Map of the Shaktu Valley showing the mountainous regions of Waziristan and Bannu in Northwest Pakistan, which contains very detailed descriptions of the Shaktu River and immediate surrounds. This map was published in the Proceedings of the Royal Geographic Society … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Map of the Shaktu Valley, North West Frontier, Punjab. From a sketch by Capt. G.F. Young….

Date:

C1882

Mapmaker:

Henry Sharbau (1860 - 1904)

Engraver:

W & A.K. Johnston 

Condition:

In good condition, folds as issued.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

400mm 
x 215mm

Paper Size: 

410mm 
x 235mm
AUTHENTICITY
Map of the Shaktu Valley, North West Frontier, Punjab. From a sketch by Capt. G.F. Young.... - Antique Map from 1882

Genuine antique
dated:

1882

Description:

Map of the Shaktu Valley showing the mountainous regions of Waziristan and Bannu in Northwest Pakistan, which contains very detailed descriptions of the Shaktu River and immediate surrounds. This map was published in the Proceedings of the Royal Geographic Society shortly after the British evacuated Afghanistan at the conclusion of the second Anglo-Afghan War, 1878-1880.

Mapmaker:

Alexander Keith Johnston (1804 –1871).

Johnston was a Scottish cartographere ducated the University of Edinburgh. He was apprenticed to the Edinburgh engraver and mapmaker, James Kirkwood.

In 1826 he and his brother William began in a printing and engraving business, forming the well-known firm of W. and A. K. Johnston. Johnston was a prolific mapmaker and publisher. He was soon professionally recognised by being appointed Geograpger Royal of Scotland.  In October 1849 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and in 1862 he was a founding member of the Meteorological Society of Scotland.

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