1784 Tiefenthaler Map Of The Ganges And Ghaghara Rivers India Print

1784 Tiefenthaler Map Of The Ganges And Ghaghara Rivers India by Paul Fearn

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1784 Tiefenthaler Map Of The Ganges And Ghaghara Rivers India Print By Paul Fearn

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Image:

8.00" x 6.38"

Overall:

10.00" x 8.38"

 

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1784 Tiefenthaler Map of the Ganges and Ghaghara Rivers India by Paul Fearn - 8.00" x 6.38"

$45.00

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Luster Photo Paper

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$52.56

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a rare and remarkable discovery this is joseph tiefenthaler and anquetil-duperron’s important 1784 map of the ganges and ghaghara (karnali) river system. as a whole this map is a significant advancement over earlier mappings of this region as evidenced in the works of de l’isle and others. presented here are actually six maps on a single sheet. the central map (fig. 1) prints, showing the entire course of the ganges and the ghaghara rivers prints, is a european style map produced by tiefenthaler based upon his own travels and quadrant surveys as well as on the indigenous cartography he collected along the way. four of the five smaller maps presented are in fact tiefenthaler’s copies of indian maps given to or provided for him. the stylistic difference between these and the central european style map are clear prints, especially as regarding the rendering of direction prints, bodies of water prints, and topography. tiefenthaler’s copies of indian cartographic material include figures ii prints, iii prints, iv prints, and v. figure ii correctly locates the source of the ganges at the gangotri glacier prints, gaumukah prints

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1784 Tiefenthaler Map of the Ganges and Ghaghara Rivers India by Paul Fearn

A rare and remarkable discovery this is Joseph Tiefenthaler and Anquetil-Duperron’s important 1784 map of the Ganges and Ghaghara (Karnali) river system. As a whole this map is a significant advancement over earlier mappings of this region as evidenced in the works of De L’Isle and others. Presented here are actually six maps on a single sheet. The central map (Fig. 1), showing the entire course of the Ganges and the Ghaghara rivers, is a European style map produced by Tiefenthaler based upon his own travels and quadrant surveys as well as on the indigenous cartography he collected along the way. Four of the five smaller maps presented are in fact Tiefenthaler’s copies of Indian maps given to or provided for him. The stylistic...

About the Artist - Paul Fearn

Paul Fearn

My passion is Photography and Aviation or is that Aviation and Photography ! I hope you enjoy my photographs.

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