The map shows India and Indochina with a focus on the lands under the control of the Moghul Empire. The map names various cities, ports, rivers, mountain ranges, and other features around the subcontinent.
Text on the edges of the map details different aspects regarding the Moghul Empire, including its extent, the people under its rule, and the method of governance.
Jean-Baptiste Louis Clouet (1730-ca. 1790) was a mapmaker with premises in both Paris and Cadiz. He was eventually named Royal Geographer of the Academie des Sciences de Rouen. Although he made several lavish wall maps, he is best known for Geographie Moderne (1776-93).