Map of Ceylon and 22 forts
Lier, Baltus Jacobsz. van
Plan of Ceylon and 22 fortifications.
Below centre a tableau of an elephant on a stage surrounded by people.
Pictured right, two cherubs holding a scroll bearing the date 1751and the name of governor Gerbrand Joan Vreeland.
Beneath the cherubs, a crowned coat of arms with three branches on it: around the coat of arms are numerous weapons, banners, drums and axes.
Offered to the Council Extraordinary of the Indies and governor of Ceylon, Gerrard Joan Vreeland.
Cf. COLLBN 002-09-031, which shows a strong resemblance to this map.Please contact Nationaal Archief for reuse and copyrights.