Hazara, a large scale map of the area to the north of Rawal Pindi

£125.00

District Hazara, 1863 – 69. Scale 4 British miles – 1 inch. Surveyor General’s Office [CAlcutta] 1875. Surveyed by Lieut. Colonel H G Johnstone, Deputy Superintendent Revenue Survey & Assistants.

Large folding map on a scale of 1 inch to 4 miles, linen-backed, dissected, coloured in outline, contoured, unfolded size 40ins x 27 ins. the map is edged with green linen, retaining one marbled endpaper, the other endpaperjust rough card where it has been at some time attached to cloth boards, split along one linen joint without loss, generally clean condition with a few minor ink blots in red ink. This scarce map shows the district of Hazara in an unusual amount of detail, the surrounding areas of Independent Hill Tribes, Rawalpindi, etc are left largely blank apart from the extension of a few rivers. It folds down to a size of 10 x 6¾ ins.  The map is titled top left and in the bottom right is a Tabular Statement of Latitudes, longitudes & Heights of Stations. Staging Bumgalows, Tehseels, and Thana or Police Stations are indicated.   mar20/3

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