Théâtre de la guerre dans l'Inde sur la coste de Coromandel

Description

This beautiful map is orientated to the east, with Paris as the prime meridian. Around the edge are insets of 19 fortresses controlled by the French, the English, or the Nawab of Arcot. It also shows battle sites and notes commanding officer, year of battle, and outcome. It is one of the most finely hand colored maps in collection.

Contributor

Jean-Baptiste Croisey, engraver and Pierre Joseph de Bourcet

Format

Map, 47 x 63 cm

Language

French