1816 The Environs of Madras.
By: W. Faden
Date: 1816 (Published) London
Dimensions: 31.3 x 23.82 (79.5 cm x 60.5 cm)
A superb and scarce steel plate engraving (plate no. 13) of Madras and its surrounding area heightened with exceptional blue original color that indicates the seacoast, waterways, and reservoirs. This exceedingly detailed street plan with surrounding fields includes farms, and in the suburbs, several houses identified by names of their owners. The map includes Fort St. George, Black Town, Chindadrapett, Triplicane, St. Tome or Milapoor.
Condition: Small tears outside margins mended with tape and light offsetting in Bay of Bengal; previously folded into four.
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