“MAP OF ASIA SHOWING ITS GT. POLITICAL DIVISIONS…” Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr., c. 1863 from the New General Atlas (dated 1860 in the lower margin but published in the 1863 Atlas). Engraved map with original hand-coloring.(Image: 10 ½ x 13 ¼ ‘’)
This attractive historical map shows the countries of Asia with borders delineated and their counties/provinces named and in contrasting colors. Topographical features are shown and major towns, cities, mountains, deserts, railroads, canals, islands and waterways are located.
The Great Wall of China is also shown. Distances from London to several major cities are listed in the lower left.