A rare original map of Aceh topographic area titled “Kaart van het gebied bezet in Groot-Atjeh / Vervaardigd volgens de nieuwste gegevens van het Topographisch Bureau te Batavia” by L.W.J.K Thomson.
With close inset of Lehoeng or ‘Lhoong’, a prominent city in the northern tip of Aceh Besar province is present with detailed descriptions.
Scale 1 : 40000
First published by Ministry of Colonies Batavia in 1897.
Artists and Engravers: Lodewijk Willem Johan Karel Thomson (1869 – 1914) was a Dutch military commander and politician. He served as a member of the Dutch Parliament between 1905 and 1913. In 1914, he became the commander of a newly created International Gendarmerie force in the Principality of Albania.
- Date: c.1897
- Overall size: 1070 x 1200 mm. (with FRAME)
- Condition: Good, age-related toning.
- Purchase code: BG-12086