BENGAL, c.1740's


Bellin's map of Bengal, first issued in 1747-61 in Prevost's 'Histoire generale des Voyages'; from a Dutch edition, with some Dutch place-names added to the French ones, and captioned below "Nieuwe Kaart van het Koninkryk Bengale"; CLICK ON THE MAP FOR A VERY LARGE SCAN; how the map looks *without hand-coloring*


Compare *'Nieuw Kaarte van t' Koninkryk Bengale'*, from 'Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien' by Francois Valentijn, Amsterdam, 1724-26: *northwest*; *northeast*; *southwest*; *southeast*




Bellin's map of the main mouth of the Ganges,  up to Hooghly, 1764; CLICK ON THE MAP FOR A VERY LARGE SCAN


Compare: *Calcutta, 1756*, by John Call and J. Cheevers


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