Standford's Map of India
Based on the surveys
executed by order of the honourable
The East India Company.
Special maps of the Surveyor General and Other Authorities.
Showing the latest territorial acquisitions
of the British Empire
and the independent and protected states.
Railways, canals, &c
Lines completed & in operation shown thus [red line]Military Stations are underlined as ......Vizirabad.
Post-Office [Stations] have the Letters P.O. inserted beside the name.
Distance Diagrams. The distances are by direct measurement in British Statute Miles. The Bearings may be known by reference to the Compass points round the Circles.
The British Possessions are coloured Red, the Independent States Green.
All the rest are under British protection.
French Settlements (Chandernagore, Caricall, Mahee, & Pondicherry) col.d Blue.
Portuguese [Settlements] (Goa, Damaun) col.d Brown.
[The circles on the map show distances and bearings from Calcutta, Bombay and Madras.]
[The map in the bottom left corner is:]
The British Possessions
Beyond the Ganges
[The pink section of the map shows it is a British possession. Underlined place names are military stations, for example Chinsura, north of Calcutta. From Calcutta, a red line heads northwest. This shows a railway line.]
VARIOUS ACQUISITIONS MADE TO THE BRITISH EMPIRE
Compiled from Parliamentary Returns and other Official sources
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