Playfair’s Map of ‘Hindostan’

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Hindostan, drawn & engraved for Dr Playfair’s Atlas

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Copper engraving, 58 x 46.5 cm, engraved by Samuel John Neele, original hand-colour reflecting the complex political situation in 1820s South Asia, blank verso; published in Playfair’s ‘New General Atlas’.

Playfair (1738-1819) was Historiographer to the Prince of Wales and Rector of St Andrews; a comprehensively revised edition of his atlas, “elegantly engraved by the most eminent artists” was published posthumously.

Title

Playfair’s Map of Hindostan

Mapmaker(s)

PLAYFAIR, Dr James

Engraver(s)

NEELE, Samuel John

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

1821

Colour

original

Printed Area Measurements

58 x 46.5 cm