1836 - 1849
Rangoon under King Tharawaddy
Rangoon under King Tharawaddy 1836-49. The Sule Pagoda is in the lower right corner. The Roman Catholic church is where the old HSBC building is now (the corner of Barr Street and Merchant Street). The Customs House and Armenian church are where the Customs House is now on Strand Road. The "New Town" is approximately the Cantonment area (now in Ahlone).