India Great Mogol, Akbar the Great William Hawkins Voyages, le Céne 1727
Title: t' Hof van de grooten Magol.
Description: Antique engraving of the Great Mogol, Akbar the Great, William Hawkins arrived in the Mughal capital of Agra, where they were received by Akbar. During the audience, Akbar asked Hawkins about his country and his mission in India, and Hawkins described England as a "little world of itself" with wealth, power, and sophistication.. William Hawkins was an English merchant and sailor who traveled extensively in the 16th and 17th centuries. He did have an audience with one of the most famous Mughal Emperors, Akbar the Great, during his travels in India.
Artist: Pierre van der Aa (1659-1733) was a Dutch cartographer, publisher, and bookseller. He was born in Leiden, the Netherlands, and worked in Amsterdam as a publisher of maps, atlases, and travel books.
Publisher: Michel Charles le Céne, Amsterdam 1727.
16th - 17th - 18th - 19th Century maps & atlases & prints. We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints. A Certificate of Authenticity ( COA ) will be supplied on request. Size app.: Sheet : 15 x 12.5 inches. 38.5 x 32 cm. Condition: Nice original woodcut in good condition.