Original Fabric Map of Singapore & Penang 1957
Vintage Original Fabric Map of Singapore and Penang 1957
These fabric maps were commonly known as 'escape maps' and given to soldiers and considered much more durable than paper alternatives for those that found themselves unexpectedly behind enemy lines.
London, published by the Geographical Section, General Staff, No Misc. 350, War Office, 1957, printed by D. Survey (WO and AM) by John Waddington Ltd. Double sided coloured and cream edged fabric map of Penang (with map of Koetaradja region of Sumatra inset top left corner) and Singapore (with map of Simeuloee Island inset lower corner) on reverse, locality key plan and legend (includes roads, railways, geographic features) at foot, , scale 1:1.000.000, folded as issued, in very good condition.
Dimensions (cm): 101 Wide x 70