Striking and highly detailed map of Southern India & Sri Lanka by Emanuel Bowen. A lot of landmarks are depicted on the map, among other, kingdoms, towns, mountains, rivers, forts and roads. At the upper right an interesting text stating “This Country produces Diamonds and other precious Stones.” is noted. A few diamond mines and Bank Of Pearls are also depicted on the map.
Title: A Map of India on the West Side of the Ganges, Comprehending the Coasts of Malabar, Cormandel and the Island of Ceylon
Date: c. 1745
Size: 32.2 x 22.5 cm
Condition: Good (G)