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View of the city of Cananor


View of the city of Cananor

Vingboons, Johannes

View of the city of Cananoor, depicting right of centre two East Indiamen flying the Dutch flag.

The city has three bays, of which the right-hand one is the largest.

Cf. Nationaal Archief, The Hague, inv. nr. VELH0619.41, Scheepvaartmuseum Amsterdam, inv. nrs. SNSMb0032(109)06[kaart043] and SNSMb0032(109)06[kaart044], Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague, inv. nrs. 227 K 3 part IX, after p. 26 and 693 C 6 part XIII, op. p. 389, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, inv. nr. VD 31 FT4 T5-P188529.

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Sources and literature

Zandvliet, K., Mapping for Money: Maps, plans and topographic paintings and their role in Dutch overseas expansion during the 16th and (1998)