official website of The Asiatic Society of Mumbai - Map


The Society has a collection of over 1,300 maps of historical as well as of geographic importance. The bulk of them belong to the second half of the 19th century, with some from late 18th, early 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of them were acquired when the Geographical Society of Bombay merged with the Asiatic Society in 1873. The maps are of different regions and provinces in the country, including a very large number on Bombay Presidency, made by among others, the Marine Survey department, Surveyor General's Office, GT Survey Office, National Geographical Society. There is also a collection of early 20th century maps of the states of USA made by the US Geological Survey.