Auction 109, Lot 643

"Peninsula Indiae citra Gangem hoc est Orae celeberrimae Malabar & Coromandel cum adjacente Insula non minus celebratissima Ceylon…", Homann Heirs

Subject: India and Sri Lanka

Period: 1733 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19 x 21.5 inches
48.3 x 54.6 cm

Large map of the southern part of India and Sri Lanka. The map is filled with detail of topography, roads and cities with the locations of colonial possessions. The title is emblazoned onto the blanket of a large elephant surrounded by people displaying the wealth of the region.


Condition: B

Light scattered toning and an old repair on centerfold.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/1/2004