Topographic Map
Map of the Island of Singapore and its Dependencies
Published during the time of Colonel Sir Harry St George Ord, Governor, Straits Settlements (1867-1873)  and signed by the Surveyor-General, Straits Settlements

This is perhaps the earliest known published map during the colonial period depicting the development of the island’s interior

Shows boundary of the British and Dutch residencies of Singapore and Rhio, Old Strait or Silat Tambrau, Qualla Johore, physical landscape, land use, forests, swamps, pepper and gambier plantations, coconut plantations, villages, rivers, and others
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Surveyor-General, Federated Malay States (F.M.S.) and Straits Settlements (S.S.)

Drawn by Wahid Khan,Surveyor General's Office,Singapore

Edward Stanford Lithographer, London
Viewing permitted. Use and reproduction only with permission.
Old accession number: 14
Credit line: Singapore Land Authority collection, courtesy of National Archives of Singapore
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