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Asia Maps

Map of Japan (1920)

By |November 16th, 2015|

This map shows Japan in 1920. It includes the shipping routes.

Map of British India (1909)

By |November 13th, 2015|

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Turkish (Ottoman) Empire Map (Lincoln Stamp Album 1899)

By |September 16th, 2015|

Here is an extremely useful map from our Archives for Ottoman specialists.

Map of India and Ceylon (1915)

By |August 16th, 2015|

This is a useful map for collectors of Indian States. It shows the political divisions of India and Ceylon in 1915.

Map of Persia (1900)

By |August 13th, 2015|

Here is a map of Persia (Iran) in 1900. It shows the extent of the country under the under the Qajar Dynasty in the 19th century.

Map of the Central Provinces of India (1903)

By |August 9th, 2015|

Although this map only shows a small section of India, it may prove useful to collectors of the Central Provinces, which is quite detailed.

Afghanistan & Baluchistan Map (1935)

By |August 1st, 2015|

Map of Straits Settlements (1894)

By |July 26th, 2015|

This map shows the Straits Settlements (Malaya) in 1894. A very useful chart for postal historians and stamp collectors of this popular region.

Early Development of China’s Railways (1905-1911)

By |July 14th, 2015|

Qing China's defeat in the First Sino-Japanese War greatly stimulated the railway development as the government both recognized the importance of modernization and was compelled by foreign powers to grant concessions to build railways along with settlement and mineral rights. The imperial powers then took to building railways in their spheres of influence. The British built the Shanghai-Nanjing Railway (1905-1908) and Kowloon-Canton Railway (completed 1911). The French built the Sino-Vietnamese Railway (1904–10), a 855 km 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 3⁄8 in) line to connect Kunming with Vietnam, then a colony of French Indochina.

Railway Map of Hong Kong: City of Victoria and Kowloon (1917)

By |June 30th, 2015|

This interesting Railway map shows the City of Victoria and Kowloon, Hong Kong in 1915. Author: The Imperial Japanese Government Railways, Tokyo

Map of India & South East Asia (1877)

By |January 10th, 2015|

This map shows British India and surrounding areas in 1877. A useful chart for collectors of British Empire and classic stamps.

Map showing Location of Thailand in South-East Asia

By |May 24th, 2014|

Contemporary Map of Cambodia

By |April 19th, 2014|

This is a contemporary map of Cambodia. It shows all the major settlements. A useful map for both postal historians and tourists...

Map of China (1912)

By |April 13th, 2014|

This attractive map shows China in 1912 at the end of the Imperial era. A useful map for postal historians and collectors of Imperial China.

Map of Formosa ( Taiwan) (1896)

By |November 25th, 2013|

Here's an interesting map for Asian historians. it shows Formosa (Taiwan) in 1896.