Bird's eye view of Colombo
Bird's eye view of Colombo.
Cf. National Archives, The Hague, inv. nr. VELH0619.115.
The map is taken from the Blaeu-Van der Hem Atlas.
The chart shows the conquest of Colombo by the Dutch in 1655-1656. During the siege a chart was drawn which later served as the source material for this one, and for other illustrations. This chart has however been lost.Please contact Österreichische Nationalbibliothek for reuse and copyrights.