Buy your antique map of India and Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Explore our collection of antiqe maps of India and Ceylon, both part of Southern Asia. Sri Lanka was given the name Ceilão by the Portuguese when they arrived in 1505. Later on when Ceilão became a British Crown Colony, this very name was transliterated into E...
Buy your antique map of India and Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Explore our collection of antiqe maps of India and Ceylon, both part of Southern Asia. Sri Lanka was given the name Ceilão by the Portuguese when they arrived in 1505. Later on when Ceilão became a British Crown Colony, this very name was transliterated into English as Ceylon. It achieved independence as the Dominion of Ceylon in 1948. The island was renamed Sri Lanka before which it was known by a variety of names including Sinhala, Thambaparni, Taprobane (used by the Greeks), Eelam (name used by the native tamils).
Antique print, titled: 'Descriptio Nova Imperii Malabar (…).' - Nice map of the Malabar Coast. This map was published in 'The True and Exact Description of the Most Celebrated East - India Coast of Malabar and Choromandel as also of the Island of Ceylon' by Philip Baldaeus (first printed in 1672), part of 'A Collection of Voyages and Travels, some now...
Antique Map, titled: 'Peninsula Indiae citra Gangem, hoc est Orae Celeberrimae Malabar & Coromandel. Cum adjacente Insula non minus celebratissima Ceylon (…).' - This map covers the subcontinent roughly from Bombay south to Cape Comorin and includes all of Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Homan offers good detail along the coast naming numerous ports and, where...
Antique map, titled: 'Eyland Ceylon.' - Map of the islands near Ceylon or Sri Lanka. Dutch text on verso.
Antique map, titled: 'T Eylandt Manaer.' - Map of the island Mannar (Manaer or Manar), Sri Lanka (Ceylon).
Antique map, titled: 'The City of Cochin (…).' - Plan of Cochin, Malabar Coast, India, during the attack by Admiral van Goens in 1663. This map was published in 'The True and Exact Description of the Most Celebrated East - India Coast of Malabar and Choromandel as also of the Island of Ceylon' by Philip Baldeaus (first published in 1672); part of...
Antique map, titled: 'Columbo.' - Bird's-eye plan of the important port city of Colombo, Sri Lanka, during the period of Dutch occupation. The countryside is filled with elephants, cattle, and farmland, and the sea is embellished with ships, two of which are engaged in battle.
Antique map, titled: 'Carte des Costes de Perse, Gusarat, et Malabar (…).' - Map of the coasts of the Persian Gulf, Iran, Pakistan and Western India including the Maldives Islands .
Antique map, titled: 'Carte de la Partie Superieure de l'Inde en deca du Gange. Comprise entre la Cote du Concan et celle d'Orixa, avec l'Empire du Mogol, le Bengale, le R. d'Asham, partie de ceux d'Ava et de Pegu.' - This map shows a part of Asia, with northern India, Mogol, Bengale, Bangladesh, Tibet, China, Multan and Estuary of the Ganges.
Antique map, titled: 'Regnum Jafnapatnam cum Insulis adjacentibus.' - Detailed map of Jafnapatnam and adjacent islands. The province of Jaffna , and specially the fort at Jaffnapatnam were the last Portuguese holdings in Ceylon before they were driven out by the Dutch in 1658.
Antique map, titled: 'Cananor.' - Plan of the St. Angelo Fortress in Kannur, India.
Antique map, titled: 'Negapatam.' - Bird's-eye plan of Nagapattinam or Negapatam, India.
Antique map, titled: 'Negapatam.' - Attractive bird's-eye view of Nagapattinam, India from Churchill's 'A Collection of Voyages and Travels, some now first printed from original manuscripts others now first printed in English', printed in 1744 for Henry Lintot and John Osborn, London. (first edition was in 1672).
Map: 'Carte de la partie inferieure de l'Inde en deca du Gange, contenant l'Isle de Ceylan, les Cotes de Malabar et de Coromandel ...' (Map of the southern part of India with Ceylon / Sri Lanka and the coasts of Malabar and Coromandel).
Map: Hindoostan or India. This map shows: India, Nepal, Bangladesh, China, Thibet, Tibet, Bootan, Bhutan, Asram, Meckley, Burmah, Aracan, Pegu, Myanmar, Meghalaya, Ceylon an d Shri Lanka.
Map 'Vorderindien, sudlicher Teil'. (Map of India, southern part.)
Map : 'Zentralasien und Vorderindien'. (Map of Central Asia and India.)
Plan: 'La Ville de Materan, capitale de Roiaume de meme nom, avec ses environs. Le tout environne de Montagnes qui lui serve de murailles.' (The city of Materan, capital of the kingdom by the same name, with its surroundings. All surrounded by mountains that serve as a protective wall.)
Map: 'L' Inde de ca le Gange suivant les nouvelles observations ..'. (Map of India.) Detailed map of India, with part of Sri Lanka. Compass rose and decorative cartouche lower right with scale and elephants.
Sheet: Front: 'Carte Generale des Indes.' (General map of India / The Indies / Thailand / Malaysia). Rear: 'Empire des Indes.' (India; artefacts, architecture, design, ornaments).'
Map: 'Nieuwe Kaart van t Keyzer Ryk Grooten Mogol.' (New Map of the Mughal Empire). With compass rose and scale.