C1871

Map to illustrate Sir H. Bartle E. Frere's notes on the Runn of Cutch &c [Rann of Kutch]

Mapmaker:

Edward Stanford (1827 - 1904)

Map of north west India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, of the area known as the Rann of Kutch, a large area of salt marshes that spans the border between Pakistan and India. It is located mostly in Gujarat (primarily the Kutch … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Map to illustrate Sir H. Bartle E. Frere’s notes on the Runn of Cutch &c [Rann of Kutch]

Date:

C1871

Mapmaker:

Edward Stanford (1827 - 1904)

Engraver:

E.Weller 

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

192mm 
x 237mm

Paper Size: 

209mm 
x 293mm
AUTHENTICITY
Map to illustrate Sir H. Bartle E. Frere's notes on the Runn of Cutch  &c [Rann of Kutch] - Antique Map from 1871

Genuine antique
dated:

1871

Description:

Map of north west India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, of the area known as the Rann of Kutch, a large area of salt marshes that spans the border between Pakistan and India. It is located mostly in Gujarat (primarily the Kutch district), India and in some parts of Sindh, Pakistan. It is divided into the Great Rann and Little Rann.

From the original edition of the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society. 

Mapmaker:

Edward Stanford  (1827-1904) 

Apprenticed as a printer and stationer. He founded his business in partnership with Saunders in 1852 as “Saunders & Stanford” but was dissolved in 1853. He founded “Stanford’s Geographical Establishment” 1857, employing Saunders and Alexander Keith Johnston to prepare maps. By 1864 he was employing twenty-eight men and thirteen boys. He acquire the John Arrowsmith stock at auction in 1874 and by 1881 his staff had grown to sixty-five men, nineteen boys and three women, with his son Edward Stanford II (1856-1917) acting as his assistant. He retired in 1882 and his son took over. The firm still exists.

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