A view from the Dutch first edition of Baldaeus' work 'A true and exact description of the most celebrated East-India coasts of Malabar and Coromandel and also of the Isle of Ceylon' published by Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1672

Source: ebay, Jan. 2012




A plan of the fort from 'Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien' by Francois Valentijn, 1724-26; also *an overview of the whole bay region*; also *the Fort Oostenburg in the bay of Trincomalee, and the bay itself*

Source: ebay, May 2010

From a map by Bellin from *PREVOST*, c.1750, showing the Trincomallee region 

Source: ebay, June 2006





Bellin's view of the Fort of Trincomalee in its setting; *a larger overview*; *the whole map*

Source: ebay, Jan. 2009


*View of Trincomallee (Ceylon); a camp in the foreground by Lieut Thomas Castle, 4th Ceylon Regt., 1795-96* (BL)





Fort Frederick near Trincomalee, "anno 1676," as it looks today

Source: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/3901886
(downloaded Sept. 2008)


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