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Johann Christoph Wagner: Das Reich des Grossen Mogols

Map: IC1662
 
Cartographer: Johann Christoph Wagner
Title: Das Reich des Grossen Mogols
Date: 1684
Published: Ulm
Width: 13 inches / 34 cm
Height: 10 inches / 26 cm
Map ref: IC1662
Description:
Decorative late-17th Century map of the Mughal Empire, a German derivative of the iconic 'Baffin-Roe Map', the first regional map of India in English which was published in 1619 by Sir Thomas Roe (1581-1644) and drawn by the polar explorer, William Baffin (c.1584-1622).

Below the map is a panoramic view of the walled city of Shahjahanabad (now “Old Delhi”) which was founded in 1639, when the 5th Moghul Emperor Shah Jahan decided to shift the capital from Agra.

Coloured. [IC1662]