Original Copperplate Map

Map CEYLON Sri Lanka c1651 Mercator/Jansson Atlas Minor colour Original


Map CEYLON Sri Lanka c1651 Mercator/Jansson Atlas Minor colour Original
Map CEYLON Sri Lanka c1651 Mercator/Jansson Atlas Minor colour Original

Map CEYLON Sri Lanka c1651 Mercator/Jansson Atlas Minor colour Original    Map CEYLON Sri Lanka c1651 Mercator/Jansson Atlas Minor colour Original

"Ceylon / Sri Lanka - Insula Ceilan quae incolis Tenarisin dicitur". Published: In Atlas Minor - Mercator/Jansson. Small map of the island of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) with north oriented to the left. The map is fully engraved to show the mountains, forests and kingdoms and a few simple roads. This map was engraved by Petrus Kaerius for Jansson's edition of the Atlas Minor.

Excellent condition, some age tone, outline and wash hand colour. Engraved area approx: 5.75" x 7" (145mm x 175mm). MORE GENUINE ANTIQUE MAPS FROM RARE MAPS AND PRINTS. The item "Map CEYLON Sri Lanka c1651 Mercator/Jansson Atlas Minor colour Original" is in sale since Thursday, July 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Asia Maps". The seller is "raremapsandprints" and is located in Buckinghamshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  1. Cartographer/Publisher: Mercator / Jansson
  2. Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  3. Original/Reproduction: Original
  4. Format: Atlas Map
  5. Type: Atlas Map
  6. Year: 1631
  7. Date Range: 1600-1699
  8. Country/Region: Ceylon
  9. Era: 1600s

Map CEYLON Sri Lanka c1651 Mercator/Jansson Atlas Minor colour Original    Map CEYLON Sri Lanka c1651 Mercator/Jansson Atlas Minor colour Original