Chingulais Natives Ceylon covered in rain, Sri Lanka. Bellin print 1750
Title: A Chingulais A Couverts De La Pluie Ou Du Soleil fous la feille de Talipo.
Description: Cingula’s Natives old antique print of Ceylon Natives using a flat umbrella in rain. The print is copperplate engraved with hand coloring and from the 1750 edition Histoire … de Ceylon by the mapmaker Bellin.
Cartographer/mapmaker Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772) Bellin was born in Paris. He was hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, member of the Académie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London. We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints.
Sheet app.: 9.5 x 17 cm. 3.75 x 6.75 inches. Condition: Antique print, created from drawings during the various voyages to Ceylon in the 17-18th century.