Cochini Rex elephante vectus, cum procerum comitatu, quos Nairos vocant. / Die Coninck...

Jan Huygen van Linschoten (*1563 - 1611)
Copper engraving of traditional costumes. Cochin, India. Printed circa 1638.

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Description

Large beautiful engraving from the famous "Itinerario" by Jan Huygen van Linschoten. Showing solders from Cochin, Kerala, India on an elephant. Latin and Dutch text on lower edge.

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CartographerJan Huygen van Linschoten
TitleCochini Rex elephante vectus, cum procerum comitatu, quos Nairos vocant. / Die Coninck van Cochin op een elephant geseeten verselschapt met syn edelen diemen Nairos noemt.
Publisher, Yearcirca 1638
Plate Size25.2 x 31.8 cm (9.9 x 12.5 inches)

Condition

Old repair on lower centrefold. Overall fine condition and good impression.

Cartographer

Jan Huygen van Linschoten was born 1563 in Haarlem and spend five years in Goa, India. After he came back to Holland he published a history of his journey with important maps from Portuguese source. He died in 1611.

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Jan Huygen van Linschoten: Cochini Rex elephante vectus, cum procerum comitatu, quos Nairos vocant. / Die Coninck van Cochin op een elephant geseeten....
Copper engraving of traditional costumes. Cochin, India. Printed circa 1638.

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