Artist / Author / Cartographer:

HONDIUS, JODOCUS

Title:

Ceylon (Sri Lanka) - Ins. Ceilan que incolis Tenarifin dicitur

Date:

c1606

Medium:

copper engraving, later colour

Size:

45 x 53 cm

Description:

Ins. Ceilan que incolis Tenarifin dicitur.

 

A decorative map of Sri Lanka published in Amsterdam in the early seventeenth century. There are wonderful illustrations of elephants, trees, mountains, rivers, galleons and compass roses. North is to the left.

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