Bellin's plan of Cranganore, with modern hand coloring

The source of Bellin's plan:

From 'Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien' by Francois Valentijn, Amsterdam, 1724-26; the drawing is credited to Adam van der Dyun, Commandant of the Malabar Coast, 1709; CLICK ON EITHER HALF OF THE MAP FOR A VERY LARGE SCAN

Compare: "Cranganor" by Philip Baldaeus, from 'Nauwkeurige beschrijving Malabar en Choromandel, derz. aangrenzend rijken, en het machtige eiland Ceylon', Amsterdam, 1672

*Early views of Cranganore*

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