A New and Accurate Map of the Northern Coast of Choramandel
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Author: Kitchin, Thomas
Publisher: London Magazine
Date published: 1780circaCopper engraving with later hand colouring. Overall size in sand mount: 35cms x 32.7cms. Image size: 173mm x 191mm.The map begins at the old Dutch city Geldria, just north of Madras, and runs north up to and including the Krishna river. Thomas Kitchin, 1718-84. Kitchin worked as a publisher and engraver from premises at The Star in Holborn, London. He was an engraver of the highest ability and produced a broad range of books on a variety of subjects including topographical works. By himself Kitchen produced a large number of maps of every kind for periodicals such as the London Magazine and for books on history and antiquities. He is probably best known though, for his parnership with Emanuel Bowen with whom he published, in 1755, The Large English Atlas, which contained the finest county maps of the !8th.Century.