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Map of fortifications on Ceylon


Map of fortifications on Ceylon

Toorzee, Jan Christiaensz

Title in the Leupe catalogue (NA): Kaart van Hooft-Fortificatien, alsmede van de subalterne of mindere forten, onder voorgen. plaatsen behorende, en die aan Zee gelegen zyn enz..

Numbered top right 23.b..

Notes on reverse: 512 b, N2 36 [in pencil].

The picture shows a map with large and smaller fortifications belonging to the VOC in Sri Lanka Ceylon, such as Colombo, Negombo, Calpentyn, Jaffanapatn., Goede Haven, Aripo, Gale, Jale, Batacalo.

The forts are marked on the map by means of flags.

Top right, in the key, all the forts are listed.

The map also gives the measurements and depths along the coast.

Below is the scale Duytsche Mylen.

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