Fort Aguada Goa, Coast lines Sumatra by Jean-Baptiste 1775
Title: Vues Diverses Du Fort De L’Agouade Pres De L’isle De Goa. Sur La Cote De Malabar / Vue De L’agouade A L’e.N.E. A Lieues De Distance... / Vues Diverses De L’isle Aux Cochons / Sur La Cote Occidentale De L’isle Sumatra…
Description: Several views of Agouade Fort near the island of Goa, on the Malabar coast, and various views of Isle aux Cochons on the west coast of the island of Sumatra with a view of part of the west coast of Isle Sumatra.
Several views of Agouade Fort near the island of Goa, on the Malabar coast, and various views of Isle aux Cochons on the west coast of the island of Sumatra with a view of part of the west coast of Isle Sumatra.
It was a reference point for the vessels coming from Europe at that time. This old Portuguese fort stands on the beach south of Candolim, at the shore of the Mandovi River.
Engraver: J.B.N.D. d'Après de Mannevillette /, Paris circa 1775. (with a large insect printed near Fort de L’ Agouade)
Publisher cartographer: Jean-Baptiste-Nicolas-Denis (After Mannevillette) a French hydrographer. He became captain of the East India Company and mapping the coasts of India and China. He published under the title of Neptune East (1745-1775), maps of these regions which enjoyed an international reputation.
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Size: Sheet app.: 55 x 41 cm. 21.75 x 16 inches. Condition: large copperplate engraving in overall good condition. Some spots and tiny tears in the huge margin. A black ink line on left down margin/image as published.