Auction Date: 26/11/2014 at 01pm
India – Punjab – Early Kashmir Map – large early 1802 copper-engraved hand coloured map of Kashmir and northern Punjab, detailed engraved folding map shows Srinagar, lake Dal in the centre of the map, with Rivers Chenba, Attock, Sind and Satluj (including the source of the Sutledge) up to the Lahore Kingdom border. The map is orientated with the east to the top. In the north with the neighbouring Tibet and in the south with the borders to Lahore, showing ‘Frontiers de Lahor’. Measurers 39cms x 30 cms. Maps of pre-Ranjit Singh conquest of Kashmir but during his reign at Lahore is scarce.