Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Goa map 1672

Title Goa
Maker Baldaeus
Year 1672
Description Antique map of Goa ( copper engraving), printed in 1672 for Baldaeus' work 'A true and exact description of the most celebrated East-India coasts of Malabar and Coromandel and also of the Isle of Ceylon', published in Amsterdam in 1672 by Jansssonius van Waasberge en van Someren. The upper part shows a city view and there is a cartouche identifying 43 buildings.