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Tinnevelly, Madras Map by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge c1850

Tinnevelly, Madras Map by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge c1850

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by Archer, Joshua

Antique Map of Tinnevelly in the Diocese of Madras.. with "First Bishop Consecrated 1837".

Original map drawn and engraved by Joshua Archer who, between 1841 and 1865, flourished as an engraver of maps in London. Published circa 1850 by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK), the oldest Anglican mission agency, founded in 1698 by Thomas Bray to "promote religion and learning" and to "propagate Christian knowledge".

This map has original colour outlining of regions, and contemporary watercolour border to the Diocese of Madras, as published. Slight age-toning to edges of paper, and slight foxing marks in the Gulf of Manaar and below.

Page size is 310mm x 235mm (12 inches x 9.5 inches).

Stock Number: amAJI.18Price: $33.00