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Bird's eye view of Colombo

Bird's eye view of Colombo
 
 

Bird's eye view of Colombo.
Cf. National Archives, The Hague, inv. nr. VELH0619.115.
The map is taken from the Blaeu-Van der Hem Atlas.
The chart shows the conquest of Colombo by the Dutch in 1655-1656. During the siege a chart was drawn which later served as the source material for this one, and for other illustrations. This chart has however been lost.

creator Vingboons, Johannes

(assigned to)

period

1665 - 1668

material

paper

category drawing
technique

watercolour

dimension

57,5 x 112 cm

number

Van der Hem 39:05

owner Österreichische Nationalbibliothek
location(s) Colombo

Map/Chart/Plan   bird's-eye view / elevation   elevation / bird's-eye view   battle / taking / war (fight)   house   fortification   building   ship / vessel   anchorage / pier / harbour  

Literature

  • Krogt, Peter van der, The Atlas Blaeu - Van der Hem: of the Austrian National Library (Utrecht, 2005)