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Bay of Bengal, c.1660 (engraving)

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Bay of Bengal, c.1660 (engraving)

7339392 Bay of Bengal, c.1660 (engraving) by Unknown Artist, (17th century); 31x40 cm; National Maritime Museum, London, UK; (add.info.: Creator: Anonymous
Single sheet. Engr. Scale: [ca.1:400 000 (bar)]. Cartographic Note: North at 180 degrees. Borders graduated for lat & long. Soundings. Scales in Dutch miles and Spanish, English and French leagues. Additional Places: Sri Lanka, Palk Strait, Jaffna. Contents Note: Elephants and vegetation depicted on land, sea monsters and ships on sea. Cartouche has figures and a goat.Inscribed Regnum Jafnapatnam cum insulis adjacentibus'.); © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

Media ID 38519844

© © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London / Bridgeman Images

Bengal Sri Lanka Sri Lankan West Bengal Asiae Bengalese Geographer


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This stunning engraving of the Bay of Bengal, dating back to around 1660, offers a glimpse into the intricate cartography of the 17th century. The detailed map showcases not only geographical features such as Sri Lanka, Palk Strait, and Jaffna but also includes depictions of elephants, vegetation on land, sea monsters, and ships at sea. The artist's attention to detail is evident in the graduated borders for latitude and longitude, soundings marked on the map, and scales in Dutch miles and Spanish, English, and French leagues. The cartouche adorned with figures and a goat adds an artistic touch to this informative piece. With North positioned at 180 degrees on this engraving from the National Maritime Museum in London, viewers are transported back in time to an era when exploration and discovery were paramount. The blend of artistry and scientific accuracy makes this print a valuable historical artifact that captures the essence of maritime navigation during the early modern period. Whether you're a history buff or simply appreciate fine craftsmanship, this engraving is sure to captivate your imagination with its rich imagery and meticulous detailing. Explore the Bay of Bengal through the eyes of an unknown artist from centuries past with this remarkable piece from Fine Art Finder.

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