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Rapkin, J.

Overland route to India [cartographic material] / the map drawn & engraved by J. Rapkin ; the illustrations by H. Warren & engraved by J.H. Kernot.

London ; New York : John Tallis & Company, [1851]
Physical Description:
2 maps on 1 sheet : color ; maps 14.8 x 21.6 and 13.6 x 22 cm, on sheet 37 x 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2015 3o
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David Alan Richards, Yale BA 1967, JD 1972
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Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale [ca. 1:21,000,000] -- (W 11°--E 40°/N 58°--N 27°). and Scale [ca. 1:25,000,000] -- (E 32°--E 89°/N 38°--N 4°).
The first map shows routes from London to the Red Sea: the mail steam packet route; the Marseilles overland routes; the German overland route; and the Euphrates route. Each route is delineated in a different color . The second map shows routes from the Red Sea to Bombay or Colombo and then Calcutta and also a route from Cyprus to the Persian Gulf and Bombay. Also included are vignettes along the margins featuring Post Office, London; Gibraltar; Malta; Suez; Aden; Madras; and Bombay. Relief is shown by hachures.
Prime meridian: Greenwich.
From p. [30]: Tallis's illustrated atlas and modern history of the world : geographical, political, commercial and statistical / edited by R. Montgomery Martin. London ; New York : John Tallis & Co., 1851.
Subject Terms:
Europe -- Maps.
India -- Maps.
Trade routes -- India.
Kernot, J. H., engraver.
Warren, Henry, 1794-1879, ill.
Martin, Robert Montgomery, 1803?-1868.
John Tallis & Company, publisher.

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