"Over-Winningh van de Stadt Cotchin op de Kust van Malabaer", Nieuhoff, Johann
Period: 1682 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
14 x 10.8 inches
35.6 x 27.4 cm
This graphic engraving illustrates the capture of the Portuguese outpost at Cochin. In 1663, the Dutch became the new rulers of the Malabar Coast and Cochin became the headquarters and residence of the Commander of the East India Company (VOC). Engraved by C. Decker.