PEACE-ELEPHANT-KING MAJADUNE-SRI LANKA [After VALENTIJN-VOC, 1724]

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This scarce original antique print depicts the peace negotiations between the King of Majadune and the Emperor on Ceylon, Sri Lanka.

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Description

Copperplate engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 20,8 x 33 cm. Image size: 17,5 x 15 cm.

From the monumental work by François Valentyn: “Oud en nieuw Oost-Indiën, vervattende een naaukeurige en uitvoerige verhandelinge van Nederlands mogentheyd in die gewesten”. Dordrecht/Amsterdam: J. van Braam en G. onder de Linden, 1724/1726. (Transl.: Old and new East-Indies, including an accurate and extensive description of Dutch / VOC controlled territories.)

Made by an anonymous engraver after Valentijn.

Condition: Very good, given age. A few tiny spots. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: PEACE-ELEPHANT-KING MAJADUNE-SRI LANKA

PCO-A11-03

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Dimensions 20 × 20 × 1 cm

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