"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.
Light scattered toning and an old repair on centerfold.