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Trott's Indian Railways

SKU: 9577
£850.00

Title:
Trott's Indian Railways

Date of publication:
1927

Printed Measurement:
100 x 115 cm (sheet size)

Publisher(s):

  • The Calcutta Chromotype Co.
  • Colour:
    original

    Mapmaker(s):

  • Indian Railway Board
  • JH Trott
  • The Hindustan Review (vol 21, 1910) noted: ‘though there are many railway maps of India, we have no hesitation in commending as the very best the one prepared and published by Mr J.H. Trott, Station Master in Bilaspur, in the Central Provinces’.

    The earliest edition we have located to date is from 1909. The main map is surrounded by inset maps and tables, including environs maps of major subcontinental cities and a world map showing the principal ‘highways’ by rail and sea. 

    Condition & Materials 

    Two sheets joined, total sheet size 100 x 115 cm, printed in colours, lined and paper and linen. Compiled by Trott for the Railway Department (Railway Board) India. Published in Kolkata.