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Military Guide Map of Kandy

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Military Guide Map of Kandy : Survey Department of Ceylon

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At the very large scale of two inches to one mile, this is a fascinating topographical map centred on the town of Kandy. Marked First Edition and Restricted the detail, identifying physical features, roads, villages, ferry points and so on, has been overpinted to show the locations of the Railway Station, National Bank, the King's Pavilion, Kandy Club and other places, of relevance to visiting and stationed military personnel, as the island approached independence. A fascinating record of the region in mid-century in good condition.
mapmaker: Survey Department of Ceylon
place and date of publication: Colombo 1944
medium and colour: lithograph, original colour
size in mm: 460 by 650mm (18 by 25.5 inches).
ref: 42751

Price: £ 260

 
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