"Carte de l'Isle de Ceylan…", Bellin/Van Schley
Subject: Sri Lanka
Period: 1750 (dated)
Publication: L'Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Hand Color
9.5 x 10 inches
24.1 x 25.4 cm
Detailed copper engraved map of the island with good detail inland of mountains, rivers, and towns and villages. Rococo-style cartouche, compass rose and pleasant coloring.
Very crisp, sharp image on fine hand-laid paper with wide margins. Trace of offsetting.