Vestiges of Assyria by F Jones, sheet 3 being a map of the country included in the angle formed by the River Tigris and the Upper Zab, shewing the disposition of the various sites in the vicinity of Nineveh. from the trigonometrical survey made by order of the Governement of India published [London] by J Walker

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

As an accompaniment to the 1st and 2nd sheets of the Vestiges of Assyria, Sheet 3d being a map of the country in the angle formed by the River Tigris & the Upper Zab shewing the disposition of the various ancient sites in the vicinity of Nineveh from trigonometrical survey made by order of the Government of India in the spring of 1852. Scale [1:75,000]. "Geographical miles of 2025 yards … English statute miles of 1760 yards". Engraved by J. & C. Walker. Published by John Walker, Geographer to the Hon.ble East India Company, Feb.r 2nd 1855. Signed: "True copy of the original, Felix Jones. … Baghdad, 15th July 1852."

Administrative / Biographical History

"Felix Jones, Commander Indian Navy and Surveyor in Mesopotamia, aided in the field operations by J.M. Hyslop, Esqr., M.D. Medl. Staff, Bombay Army."

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Coloured; map 124x70cm

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