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Sri Lanka Jaffna Fortification plan by Bellin 1750
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Sri Lanka Jaffna Fortification antique plan by Bellin 1750



Title: Jaffenapatam.

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Sri Lanka Jaffna Fortification antique plan by Bellin 1750

Title: Jaffenapatam.

Description: Old antique map of the fortifield town in present-day Jaffna Sri Lanka.
Jaffna was an colonial port during the colonial period.

Cartographer: 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. 
Publisher: Antonine de Prevost d' Exile's Histoire generale des voyages.

Engraver: Jakob van der Schley aka Jakob van Schley (26 July 1715 Amsterdam - 12 February 1779 Amsterdam) was a Dutch draughtsman and engraver. 
He studied under Bernard Picart (1673-1733)

Sheet app.: 20.5 x 16.5 cm.8 x 6.5 inches.
Image app.: 18.5 x 12 cm. 7.25 x 4.25 inches.
Condition: 18th century antique engraved historical print, in very good condition, old hand coloring, no flaws.