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Map of the island of Ceylon


Map of the island of Ceylon

Vingboons, Johannes

Map of the island of Ceylon.

Canneelllanden/ Ceylon.

The map is taken from the Blaeu-Van der Hem Atlas.

The map is not entirely finished, there are a number of texts that have not been reproduced entirely on the chart. For example, IA...T is written alongside the place Iaffanapatnam.

The Dutch forts have a flag.

Please contact Österreichische Nationalbibliothek for reuse and copyrights.

Sources and literature

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