**Maps of the Gulf of Cambay area**





"Logie van Suratte," the headquarters building of the Dutch East India Company, from 'Pieter van den Broecke's Voyages to West Africa and Asia 1605-1630' by Isaac Commelin, Amsterdam, 1646; with *a very large scan of this engraving*; also: *"Suratte"*

Source: ebay, Aug. 2010



A coastal map for pilots from 'Le petit flambeau de la mer', 1650's

Source: ebay, Apr. 2009


*"Surat," from 'Asia: the first part... The Vast Empire of the Great Mogol and Other Parts of India...' by John Ogilby, London, 1673*

Source: ebay, Mar. 2013


"Surate ou Suratte," from *MALLET*, first German edition, 1685 (with later hand reprints)

Source: ebay, May 2006


A depiction of the British factory in Surat, after the English had supplanted the Dutch (compare the Dutch "logie" above); a French engraving, c.1725; and here's *a page with a very large scan of this engraving*

Source: ebay, May 2007


A view from Henri Abraham Chatelain's 'Atlas Historique', c.1720

Source: ebay, Jan. 2007


*La Ville de Suratte, dans l'Empire du Mogol; by Pieter Boudewin van der Aa, 1720* (BL)



"The Gulf of Cambay and the Road of Surat,"a navigation map by Pieter van der Aa from 'La Galerie Agreable du Monde (...).Tome premier des Indes Orientales.', published by P. van der Aa, Leyden, c. 1725.

Source: ebay, Feb. 2012





Two residents of Surat, with the city in the background; by van der Aa, from 'La Galerie Agreable du Monde (...).Tome premier des Indes Orientales.', Leyden, c. 1725; also:
*"Carosses a Suratte, tirez par des boeufs"*;;
*"Ceremonies des Parzis a Suratte quand ils se marient"*;
*"Habit des Parsis, ou anciens Perses demeurans dans Suratta"*;
*"Magnificence du Gouverneur a Suratte"*;

Source: ebay, Feb. 2012


"Magnificence of the Governor at Surat," from 'Voyages Celebres et Remarquables faits de Perse etc., by Jean Albert de Mandelslo,' 1727

Source: ebay, Nov. 2007




A view by Philip Baldaeus, from 'A True and Exact Description of the most Celebrated East-India Coasts of Malabar and Coromandel; as also of the Isle of Ceylon', London, 1744; *a closer view of the town itself*

Source: ebay, Sept. 2005


*"View of Surat from the bank of the river," by Bellin, c.1751*, from *PREVOST*

Source: ebay, Nov. 2011


*"A View of Surat," in a copper engraving by Edward Rooker, c. 1770*

Source: ebay, Dec. 2005


*From: 'A New Universal Collection of Voyages and Travels, from the Earliest Accounts to the present time', by Edward Cavendish Drake (London: Cooke, 1771)*

Source: ebay, July 2006


*Inhabitants of Surat; a view from 'Description of Arabia' by Carsten Niebuhr, 1776*; also: *Surat and the Gulf of Cambay*

Source: ebay, Sept. 2007


Surat in its setting, from a map by Louis Brion de la Tour, from 'Histoire Universelle depuis le Commencement du Monde', c.1780


A view of the fort from about 1780, with modern hand coloring: *more information (BL)*

Source: http://www.antiqueprints.com/Prints/india_prints.html
(downloaded Feb. 2002)


From a Surat-to-Bombay map by Benard, from Pierre de Pagès' 'Voyages Autour Du Monde', Paris, 1782

Source: ebay, Nov. 2007


*View of Surat from across the River Tapti; by A. van der Heen, 1782* (BL); [*van der Heen, 1782*]


*"Surat in the East Indies," an engraving, 1814*

Source: ebay, May 2007


*Panorama of Surat, a colored aquatint by Alfred Robert Freebairn, 1830* (BL)





"Surat on the Banks of the Tappee," an engraving from 1834

Source: ebay, Feb. 2009


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