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German Naval Chart of Lindi, East Africa

SKU: 8752
£250.00

Title:
German Naval Chart of Lindi, East Africa

Date of publication:
1896

Printed Measurement:
76.5 x 56 cm sheet size

Publisher(s):

  • Gieseke & Devrient
  • Colour:
    black and white

    Mapmaker(s):

  • Reichsmarineamt
  • Engraver(s):
    K Blume

    Indischer Ocea – Afrika, Ost Küst – Lindi-Bucht

    Imperial German Naval Office chart, sheet size 76.5 x 56 cm, engraved by K. Blume, black and white, date-stamped 27 May 1896, laid on linen; shows sands, soundings etc, with interior detail of relief, vegetation, roads and settlements; inset profiles and view of the port of Lindi. Germany consolidated its hold over German East Africa in the late 1880s and 1890s. Lindi is now in southern Tanzania.