We are open to the public by appointment. If you would like to visit our gallery, please contact to schedule a date and time.

Sinus Gangeticus, Vulgo Golfo de Bengala. Nova descriptio.

1657 Sinus Gangeticus, Vulgo Golfo de Bengala. Nova descriptio.

Regular price $ 450.00

Unit price per 


By: Jan Jansson

Date: 1657 (circa) Amsterdam

Dimensions: 18.5 x 21.26 (47 cm x 54 cm)

Oriented with west at the top, this map with original color shows the Bay of Bengal and the coasts surrounding it beginning with all of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) at the upper left, and continuing with the coast of present-day Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, and Bengal, then curving around the coast of Burma and southern Thailand and the northern tip of Sumatra. Andaman and Nicobar Islands are prominent. The map depicts hills with trees, occasional forests, and rice fields. Towns are most densely noted on the southern Tamil Nadu coast as well as going up the Ganges River as far as Ougely (Hooghly). The sea is adorned with numerous sailing ships and two compass roses radiating rhumb lines.

Condition: Small tears outside margins at top and bottom.

Inventory #19240

1200 W. 35th Street #425 Chicago, IL 60609 | P: (312) 496 - 3622

Close (esc)

Join Our Newsletter

Interested in maps, prints, and upcoming related events? Sign up for our newsletter for fresh NWC inventory and announcements.

Age verification

By clicking enter you are verifying that you are old enough to consume alcohol.


Shopping Cart

Your cart is currently empty.
Shop now