Probably the earliest depiction of Canonore, from 1572; *a HUGE version of this image*

Source: http://historic-cities.huji.ac.il/india/cannanore/maps/braun_hogenberg_I_54_3.html
(downloaded Feb. 2006)

"From Braun and Hogenberg, Civitates Orbis Terrarum I 54. Date: first Latin edition of volume I was published in 1572. After: an unidentified Portuguese manuscript."


From a Portuguese atlas, 1630

Source: ebay, Mar. 2007




"Die Stadt Cananoor," by Philip Baldaeus, from 'Nauwkeurige beschrijving Malabar en Choromandel, derz. aangrenzend rijken, en het machtige eiland Ceylon' , Amsterdam, 1672

Source: ebay, Aug. 2014





"La ville Cananor," from J. F. LaFitau, 'Histoire des Decouvertes et Conquestes des Portugais', Paris, 1733

Source: ebay, July 2010

"Ville de Cananor," a view from *PREVOST*, 1751

Source: ebay, Dec. 2005





A view from 'De Zee en Land-Caarten... van oost-indien' by the Van Keulen family, 1752

Source: ebay, Sept. 2010

"Vue de Cananor," by Bellin, from *PREVOST*, 1761; *a very large scan of this view*

Source: ebay, June 2008


A silver fanam minted by the British in Cananore, 1754-96

Source: http://www.vcoins.com/ancient/coinindia/store/viewitem.asp?idProduct=307
(downloaded July 2007)

" BOMBAY PRESIDENCY: Silver 1/5 rupee ("velli" fanam or "Bombay billy"), Cannanore mint. Obverse  Legend, in the name of Alamgir II and naming Cannonore as the mint. Reverse  Legend, including inverted 5. Date  1754-1796. Weight  2.15 gm. Diameter  12-13 mm."


*'Cannonore fort & Bay'; a watercolor by John Johnston, c.1795-1801* (BL)


*'Entrance to the Fort, Cannanore', by Thomas Cussans, c.1817-22* (BL)
also: *'View of the Fort, Cannanore, from the Saluting Battery'* [*Cussans 1817b*];
also: *'View of Part of the Town & Bay of Cannanore'* [*Cussans 1817c*]






"Canamore fort, Race-Course, and Parade," from the Illustrated London News, 1851; also *"Canamore, part of the fort, the Church, and Coorg Hills"*

Source: ebay, June 2009

*"The Prince of Wales in India -- troops of the 43rd Regiment embarking at Cananore to meet the Prince," from The Graphic, 1876*

Source: ebay, Dec. 2009


"The Pepper Pot, at the Fort, Cannanore," a watercolor by D. Kayes, 1949; also: *"Holiday Bungalow, Cannanore"*

Source: ebay, Dec. 2006


== Indian Routes index == Indian Routes sitemap == Glossary == FWP's main page ==