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Auction 156, Lot 700

"Peninsula Indiae Citra Gangem, hoc est, Orae Celeberrimae Malabar & Coromandel cum Adjacente Insula non Minus Celebratissima Ceylon...", Homann Heirs

Subject: Southern India & Sri Lanka

Period: 1733 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

18.9 x 21.4 inches
48 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.


Condition: B+

A fine impression with original color on watermarked paper. There is minor toning along the centerfold and light soiling.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $325

Closed on 2/17/2016