Engraving on wove paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 68.8 x 102.3 cm. The image size is ca. 64.7 x 99 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 27.1 x 40.3 inch. The image size is ca. 25.5 x 39 inch.
Antique map, titled: ”China Sea – Rhios Strait […].” – Detailed chart of the strait between Pulau Bintang and Pulau Batam, South China Sea, Indonesia. Other islands shown in the map are Rempang, Galang and Galang-Baru. The map area stretches south as far as Pulau Mesanak (here Missana Island). With highly detailed depth soundings. Places along the coast are named, as are geographical features inland. Published by the Admiralty in 1869 based on Reed and Tizard’s survey of 1865-1866. These type of charts are scarse as they were actually used at sea for navigation.Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘H. Stafford’ after ‘H.W. Reed’.
Condition: Good, given age. The margin edges with several small tears and creases. Some scattered small stains. A few faint stains in the image area. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE MAP-INDONESIA-BINTANG-BATAM-SOUTH CHINA SEA CHART-REED-STAFFORD