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Blog post from Tuesday, 18 November, 2014

An accurate map of Hindoostan, drawn from the latest authorities by R. Wilkinson ; T. Conder, Sculp.

London : R. Wilkinson, Dec.r 1st. 1791.

Area: From Persia to Assam and from Thibet to the Maldive Islands.

Shows British possessions, powers in alliance, Mahratta States, Nizam Territories, Tippo Sultan’s Territories and The Sikhs and place names.

Prime meridian: London.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been visiting Australia this week, so a look at some of our historical maps of India was in order!