Attractive original antique map of the Hooghly River below Calcutta, also known as the western branch of the Ganges. The map shows the mouth of the river alongside several towns and sandbars. Fort William is denoted in Calcutta.
Luffman's Select Plans is an uncommon traveler's guide that served to educate the intrepid traveler regarding any part of the world, from the major cities of Europe to the wild coasts of the Spice Islands. Each of Luffman's maps contained detailed coastal descriptions showing the major landmarks and cities, as well as basic but necessary navigational information. This plate appeared in the second of Luffman's two volumes.