Map of The Indian Archipelago by Sir Stanford Raffles ( Singapore )

A rare antique black and white map of Southeast Asia and Indonesia, including China, Japan, and Korea, as well as Thailand and Indochina and the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, the Philippines, Celebes, Timor. Rare collectors map with only 1500 printed in 1830.

Published in the Memoir of the Life and Public Services of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, F.R.S. &c. John Murray, London, 1830. The memoir itself is a glowing and detailed biography by Raffles’ second wife, Sophia Hull (1786-1858).

Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, (1781 – 1826) was a British statesman, Lieutenant-Governor of British Java (1811–1815) and Governor-General of Bencoolen (1817–1822), best known for his founding of Modern Singapore. He was heavily involved in the conquest of the Indonesian island of Java from Dutch and French military forces during the Napoleonic Wars and contributed to the expansion of the British Empire. He was also an amateur writer and wrote a book titled The History of Java (1817).

Stamford Raffles
Title
South East Asia Map 1830 - Sir Raffles Memoires
Publication Place / Date
Image Dimensions
London / 1830
40 by 35 cm.
Color
Condition
Black and White
G+ / Study images carefully
Product Price
Product Number
USD 1,250
SKU #M.0383