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Cartographer: Braun & Hogenberg
Title: : Calechvt Celeberrimym Indiae Emporivm | Ormvs | Canonor | S. Georgii
Date: 1572      Size: 18 x 13 inches
Published: Cologne
Description: Early bird's eye views of the cities of Koshikode (near Chennai), Hormuz Island (Iran), Kannur (India) and Elmina (Ghana), from the very first atlas of city plans, "Civitates Orbis Terrarum". Coloured.
Map Ref: IC2369
Cartographer: Andre Thevet
Title: : Plant et Figure de la Riche cite de Calecut en la Premiere Inde
Date: 1575      Size: 16 x 11 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Early wood-cut panorama of Calicut, the legendary "City of the Spices" now modern Kozhikode on the Malabar coast. French descriptive text below and verso.
Map Ref: IC2345
Cartographer: Andre Thevet
Title: : Pourtraict de la Ville de Goa
Date: 1575      Size: 16 x 11 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Early wood-cut panoramic plan of Goa, often regarded as the Portuguese gateway to India and their most important colony on the sub-continent. French descriptive text.
Map Ref: IC2346
Cartographer: Andre Thevet
Title: : Pourtraict de la Ville de Diu
Date: 1575      Size: 16 x 11 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Early wood-cut panorama of Diu, a strategically important Portuguese fortress built in the 16th Century and trading town in Gujarat.
Map Ref: IC2347
Cartographer: Braun & Hogenberg
Title: : Anfa quibusdam anaffa | Azaamuram | Diu | Goa fortissima indiae urbs in Christianorum potestatem anno salutis 1509 devenit.
Date: c. 1590      Size: 18 x 13 inches
Published: Frankfurt
Description: Early bird's eye views of the cities of Anfa (Casablanca, Morocco), Azemmour (Morocco), Diu (India) and Goa (India), from the very first atlas of city plans, "Civitates Orbis Terrarum". Coloured.
Map Ref: IC2055
Cartographer: Matthaus Merian
Title: : Goa
Date: 1649      Size: 15 x 11 inches
Published: Frankfurt
Description: Bird's eye view plan of Goa, oriented south, with decorative insignia and legend of 43 important sites. From Merian's "Archontologia Cosmica". Coloured.
Map Ref: IC2499
Cartographer: Herman Moll
Title: : Goa
Date: c. 1740      Size: 14 x 11 inches
Published: London
Description: Charming birds-eye view of Goa with reference to its important buildings. A panoramic view across the harbour runs above. Coloured.
Map Ref: IC2328
Cartographer: Jacob van der Schley
Title: : Ville De Diu / De Stad Diu
Date: 1747      Size: 10 x 9 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Bird's eye view of Diu (Daman and Diu District). Shows the Portuguese fortification and embellished with ships and a decorative border. Coloured.
Map Ref: IC2494
Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin
Title: : Ville de Diu
Date: 1749      Size: 7 x 5 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Early illustrated plan of Diu Island in Gudjarat, a former Portuguese colony with a fortress built in the 16th Century. Coloured.
Map Ref: IC1924
Cartographer: Jacob van der Schley
Title: : Plan de Goa | Grondtékening van Goa
Date: c. 1760      Size: 15 x 9 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Beautiful bird's eye view of Goa, from the south. Embellished with ships and a decorative cartouche and reference panel to 29 landmarks. Coloured.
Map Ref: IC1975
Cartographer: Gabriel Nikolaus Raspe
Title: : Plan der Stadt und Festung Madras in Ost-Indien
Date: c. 1760      Size: 14 x 9 inches
Published: Nuremberg
Description: Scarce map of Madras (Chennai) published during the Seven Years' War and focusing on the fortifications. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: IC2614
Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin
Title: : Plan de Maye a la Coste de Malabar
Date: 1764      Size: 6 x 9 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Maye on Malabar Coast. Plan of the Fort and harbour. Original colour.
Map Ref: IC1388
Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin
Title: : Baye Ville et Forts D'Andarajapour
Date: 1764      Size: 7 x 9 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Andarajapour. Plan of the town and fort. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: IC1400
Cartographer: Robert Orme
Title: : Plans of the Front of Fort St. George
Date: 1778      Size: 17 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: Detailed view of Fort St. George in Madras. Shows the French Attack during the Seven Years' War.
Map Ref: IC2085
Cartographer: Robert Orme
Title: : Fort St. David with the French Attack 1758
Date: 1778      Size: 10 x 14 inches
Published: London
Description: Fort St. David, south of Madras (Chennai) showing the successful French attack in 1758 although they then lost it to Sir Eyre Coote in 1760.
Map Ref: IC2561
Cartographer: Robert Orme
Title: : Madrass, Part of Black Town with the Fench Attack
Date: 1778      Size: 19 x 13 inches
Published: London
Description: Madras or modern Chennai shown during the Siege of Madras in 1758-59. This unsuccessful siege was conducted by French forces who were ultimately forced to withdraw in February 1759.
Map Ref: IC2568