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View of the city of Cochin


View of the city of Cochin

Vingboons, Johannes

View of the city of Cochin with an East Indiaman depicted right, flying the Dutch flag.

The city numbers several bays and its perimeter wall and several churches are clearly visible.

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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)

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