Analysis > From frontier to boundary

A sheet from the set of 15 thak bust (boundary pillar) maps of the border between Nepal and Awadh, surveyed by Lieutenant F C Anderson, the revenue surveyor and boundary commissioner in Awadh. The map carries authorisations from both the British government (Lt Anderson) and the Nepal government (Colonel Dilli Singh Basnyat and Sardar Siddhiman Singh Rajbhandari), and is dated 10 April 1860. Each sparsely coloured sheet is 61.7 cm x 35.5 cm, with boundary pillars and their numbers marked, along with some topographical details and place names in English and Urdu. Lithographed in 1864. Photo: Survey of India / Zenodo.org

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