Sri Lanka, antique old map copperplate engraved with hand coloring.
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. Over a 50 year career, he produced a large number of maps of particular interest to the Ministère de la Marine.
Origin: Histoire Générale des Voyages (Paris, 1746-1759; 15 volumes) with maps and views by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin.
16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints. We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints.
Size: Sheet app.: 26 x 28 cm. 10.25 x 11 inches. Image app.: 24.5 x 25.5 cm. 9.5 x 10 inches. Condition: View very good, folds as issued.