INDIA - ASSAM and TEA Sketch Map of the Tea Localities of Sylhet & Cachar... Extracted from the Revenue Survey Plans by Lieut. H.L. Thullier... 1841, 42, with Parts of the Sylhet District Taken from Capt. Fisher's Survey of 1828, Calcutta, Surveyor General's Office (8)
Lot 44
INDIA - ASSAM and TEA
Sketch Map of the Tea Localities of Sylhet & Cachar... Extracted from the Revenue Survey Plans by Lieut. H.L. Thullier... 1841, 42, with Parts of the Sylhet District Taken from Capt. Fisher's Survey of 1828, Calcutta, Surveyor General's Office (8)
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,617) inc. premium

Lot Details
INDIA - ASSAM AND TEA
Sketch Map of the Tea Localities of Sylhet & Cachar... Extracted from the Revenue Survey Plans by Lieut. H.L. Thullier... 1841, 42, with Parts of the Sylhet District Taken from Capt. Fisher's Survey of 1828, 800 x 700mm., January 1857--District Nowgong, Central Assam 1835, 36, and 37... Surveyed by Native Ameens Under the Superintendence of Mr. C.K. Hudson.... Drawn and Printed by Joynarain Biswas, Draughtsman, 590 x 930mm., June 1857--Map Shewing the Roads in the Province of Assam [... by C.B. Young, Captn.], 650 x 1360mm., April 1859--District Kamroop, Lower Assam 1828 & 1847 to 49... Surveyed by Native Ameens... Drawn by Golam Mohumud Draughtsman... colored by Deyanatoolah, 565 x 795mm., May 1860--Sketch Map of Abor Frontier to the West of Dihong River, Upper Assam... Taken in Decr. & Jany. 1859-60 by Lieut. Colonel D. Reid, 645 x 750mm., June 1860--Skeleton Map Shewing the Positions of Tea Factories... in the District of Luckimpoor, Assam, 555 x 880mm., January 1861--Cachar and Jynteah. With Portions of Sylhet and the Cossyah Hills... Compiled by J.O.N. James, 770 x 915mm., July 1862--The Tea Localities in the Punjab and North West Provinces. Compiled from Information Supplied by Dr. Jameson, Supt. Govt. Botanical & Tea Gardens, light dampstaining, 770 x 960mm., May 1861, lithographed folding maps, all but two hand-coloured, dissected and laid on linen, folding into original cloth portfolios, Calcutta, Surveyor General's Office (8)

Footnotes

  • Scarce group of folding lithographed maps relating to the tea growing areas of Assam (7) and the Punjab, printed at the Surveyor General's Office in Calcutta between 1857 and 1861. The British surveyors used detailed information sourced by "native ameens", often utilising local draughtsmen and colourists.
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