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Map of the city and fort at Cochin


Map of the city and fort at Cochin

Luepken, C.A. / Keller, C.P. / Zijnen, D.

According to the Leupe catalogue (NA) the original title reads: Plan als voren, which refers to the title of VEL0901: Plan der Stadt en Fortres, sodanig als hetselve geleegen was in de Maand February 1767, benevens een gedeelte van Baypin, zoodanig als hetzelve ook geleegen was den 1 maart 1767, met deszelfs strekking op de ware distantie enz..

Key: A-D

Map of Cochin pertaining to the reduction of the existing fortifications and the planned construction of a new fort (pentagon) on the opposite bank facing the city at the river mouth at Baypin corner.

Two inserts with elevations of the fort to be reduced and a papilotte of the buildings in the city.

Notes on reverse: nr. 45; [printed label] nr. 505; [in ink] nr. 241 [blue label] nr. Nr. 4 Plan van der stad en fortres Cochin [with the title] Projecten van de verkleining der Stad Cochim.

Topographical names noted on the chart: bastion Gelderlant.

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