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Johannes van Keulen: Pascaert van't Eylandt Ceylon

Map: IC2686
 
Cartographer: Johannes van Keulen
Title: Pascaert van't Eylandt Ceylon
Date: 1683
Published: Amsterdam
Width: 23 inches / 59 cm
Height: 20 inches / 51 cm
Map ref: IC2686
Description:
Magnificent Dutch sea chart of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) decorated with two large cartouches, rhumb lines, compass roses, and several sailing ships. The area in the southwest of the island marked in pink is the region where cinnamon, an extremely valuable commodity at the time, could be grown and harvested. Vibrant original hand-colour. [IC2686]