1966 Thang City Map or Plan of Saigon, South Vietnam

Saigon-thang-1966
$450.00
Bản Đồ Đô Thành Saigon. [Map of the City of Saigon].
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1966 Thang City Map or Plan of Saigon, South Vietnam

Saigon-thang-1966

A Vietnamese city plan of Saigon published during the Vietnam War.
$450.00

Title


Bản Đồ Đô Thành Saigon. [Map of the City of Saigon].
  1966 (dated)    19.25 x 25.25 in (48.895 x 64.135 cm)     1 : 27000

Description


This is a 1966 Pham Thang city map or plan of Saigon, South Vietnam. The map depicts the city from the border between Saigon and An Lac to Gia Định Province and from Bình Hòa to Bình Hưng. Streets throughout the city are labeled in Vietnamese, along with parks and rivers, including the Saigon. The city's eight quận, or counties, are numerically identified and shaded different colors to allow for easy differentiation. Villages around the city are identified. An index of streets and other locations across the city is situated along the bottom border and provides the grid location where each place is located.
Publication History
This map was created by Phạm Thăng and published by Khai Trỉ.

Cartographer


Phạm Thăng (fl. c. 1965 - 1967) was a Vietnamese mapmaker and graphic artist active in Saigon during the mid-1960s. We have encountered infographic maps about the Vietnam War and very colorful city plans of Saigon attributed to him.

Condition


Very good. Light wear along original fold lines. Bilingual English and Vietnamese text on verso.
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