"Carte des Isles Maldives…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Indian Ocean, Maldives
Period: 1750 (dated)
Publication: Raynal's Atlas Portatif…
Color: Hand Color
6 x 8.5 inches
15.2 x 21.6 cm
This great map of the island chain is decorated with rhumb lines, a large compass rose and a fancy cartouche. Dutch title below: Kaart der Maldivise Eilanden. Dated 1750 and published in 1773.
There is a minor printer's ink smudge at right.