A Portuguese boat on the Malabar Coast, from 'Navigatio Acitinerarium' by Iohannis Hugonis Linscotani (Jan Huygen Linschoten), 1599; closer views of *the bow* and *the stern*

Source: ebay, Jan. 2010

Sometimes a single original engraving, like this from Prevost, c.1747, inspired a number of imitations

Source: ebay, Aug. 2005

"Various Kinds of Vessels used on the Coast of Malabar," from Middleton's Complete System of Geography, c.1775

Source: http://www.antiqueprints.com/proddetail.php?prod=e1246&cat=34
(downloaded Nov. 2004)

A copperplate engraving from "Moore's Voyages and Travels," 1778

Source: ebay, June 2004

*"Government steam-tug for shallow rivers in India," Illustrated London News, 1860*

Source: ebay, Oct. 2009

*The Commissioner's boat, by Samuel Bourne, 1860's*; also *A river scene with a small local boat*

Source: ebay, May 2006

A "bunder-boat," an engraving published in 1878

Source: ebay, Dec. 2011

"A dahabeah barge," from The Graphic, 1880

Source: ebay, Jan. 2006

*A harbor scene with fishing boats and sailing ships, c.1880's*

Source: ebay, Sept. 2007

"Fishing canoes, Ceylon," an albumen photo, c.1880's

Source: ebay, June 2008

"Malabar Coast: Sailing boat on the backwaters," a photogravure from a German art book, 1928

Source: ebay, Dec. 2006

A Rajasthani folk depiction of a sailing ship, in silver filigree work, c. early 1900's

Source: ebay, Apr. 2007

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