Auction 136, Lot 714

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

Subject: India & Sri Lanka

Period: 1733 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.8 x 21.4 inches
47.8 x 54.4 cm

Large map of the southern part of India and Sri Lanka. The map is filled with detail of topography, roads and cities. Colonial possessions and trading posts are represented by little flags along the coastline. The title is emblazoned onto a blanket draped over a large elephant that is surrounded by people displaying the wealth of the region.

References:

Condition: B

Old color with separations at centerfold just entering border.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/1/2011

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