16 Antique map / Jaffnapatham / Region / Ceylon / Sri Lanka / 1


Title: Antique map, Jaffnapatham region, Celon / India - Region Jafnapatnam .....
Author: Baldaeus, Ph.
PlaceAndYear: 1672
Publisher: Jansssonius van Waasberge en van Someren.
Description: Antique map of Jafnapatnam and adjacent islands( copper engraving). The province of Jaffna , and specially the fort at Jaffnapatnam were the last Portuguese holdings in Ceylon before they were driven out by the Dutch in 1658. printed in 1672 for Baldaeus' work 'A true and exact description of the most celebrated East-India coasts of Malabar and Coromandel and also of the Isle of Ceylon', published in Amsterdam in 1672 by Jansssonius van Waasberge en van Someren.
Dimensions: Overall size: 14 3/4 x 12 inch ( 37,5 x 30,5 cm)
Condition: Very Good with minor imperfection; the black upper-outline is missing(originally) short cut. There is some discoloring by age of margins and upper outline.
Technique: Copper engraving
  • Number: 1351296
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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