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View of the city of Cananor


View of the city of Cananor

Vingboons, Johannes

Title in the Leupe catalogue (NA): Gezicht op Cananor van de zeezijde.

This image closely resembles the image rendered in Valentijn V, 2nd part, page 12.

View of the coastal town, with mountains in the background.

The town is protected by a city wall.

On the right a port, in the foreground centre, three East Indiamen.

Cf. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, inv. nr. SK-A-4772, 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 and part XIII, op. p. 389, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, inv. nr. VD 31 FT4 T5-P188529.

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Sources and literature

Gossselink, Martine, Land in Zicht: Vingboons tekent de Wereld van de 17de eeuw. (2007)