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This fine beautifully hand coloured original antique print a plan of the Portuguese fort in the city of Kodungallur in the state of Kerala, SW coast of India was published for Antoine-François Prevosts monumentus 20 volume edition of L`Histoire Generale des Voyages published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague in 1747-80.
A detailed depiction of Cranganore, a maritime town of Southern India, on the Malabar coast. Formerly possessed by the Portuguese and after a struggle by the Dutch. Indeed, the plan shows the new fortress after it was rebuilt in 1709. (Ref: Tooley; M&B)
General Description: Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable Paper color: - off white Age of map color: - Early Colors used: - Yellow, blue, green, red General color appearance: - Authentic Paper size: - 13in x 10in (330mm x 255mm) Plate size: - 12in x 8in (305mm x 220mm) Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm)
Imperfections: Margins: - None Plate area: - Folds as issued Verso: - None
Condition : (A+) Fine Condition