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Auction 182, Lot 699

"Jaffenaptam", Heydt, Johann Wolfgang

Subject: Jaffa, Sri Lanka

Period: 1744 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

14.3 x 10.7 inches
36.3 x 27.2 cm
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A lovely bird's-eye plan of the fort and town of Jaffna with great detail even of the individual fields and gardens. Embellished with a simple compass rose and numerous sailing ships. Engraved by J. van Schley


Condition: A

Issued folding with a hint of toning and a few marginal spots of foxing.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 4/28/2021