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Mercator Hondius: Ins. Ceilan: quae incolis Tenarisin dicitur

Map: IC2625
 
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: Ins. Ceilan: quae incolis Tenarisin dicitur
Date: c. 1620
Published: Amsterdam
Width: 20 inches / 51 cm
Height: 13 inches / 34 cm
Map ref: IC2625
Description:
Golden Age map of Ceylon orientated with East at the top. Embellished with three cartouches, native animals, and trading ships along the coastlines. The distinctive five sided shape was based early Portuguese surveys and quickly replaced by far more accurate Dutch portrayals. Original hand-colour. [IC2625]