C1876

Sketch Map of Perak and Adjacent Native States to Illustrate the Paper by W.Barrington D'Almeida.

Mapmaker:

Edward Weller (1819 - 1884)

Rare detailed map of Malaysia extending from Penang to Malacca and made at the time of the Perak War. The Perak War (1875-1876) took place between British and local forces in Perak, a state in north western Malaysia. The sultan … Read Full Description

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S/N: RGS-1876-ASI-MAL-013–183284
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Full Title:

Sketch Map of Perak and Adjacent Native States to Illustrate the Paper by W.Barrington D’Almeida.

Date:

C1876

Mapmaker:

Edward Weller (1819 - 1884)

Condition:

In good condition, folds as issued.

Technique:

Lithograph, with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

180mm 
x 233mm
AUTHENTICITY
Sketch Map of Perak and Adjacent Native States to Illustrate the Paper by W.Barrington D'Almeida. - Antique Print from 1876

Genuine antique
dated:

1876

Description:

Rare detailed map of Malaysia extending from Penang to Malacca and made at the time of the Perak War. The Perak War (1875-1876) took place between British and local forces in Perak, a state in north western Malaysia. The sultan of Upper Perak and other local chiefs attempted to end foreign influence in the region and remove the British administrator James W.W. Birch. Following the murder of Birch in 1875, British forces were sent in to end local resistance. From: Journal of the Royal Geographical Society.

Biography:

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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