A map from the 1600s on South-East Asia that contains one of the first references to a local term for westerners: 'Ang Moh'.

"[T]he Selden Map [...] was rediscovered in 2008 by a scholar after it had been forgotten and buried in the archives for centuries. It is the only Ming Dynasty map of this size and scale that covers South-east Asia."

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