Kollam – De Grond Tekening van den Fortresse Coylan

by François Valentyn

Detail

Date of first edition: 1724-2726

Date of this map: 1724-1726

Dimensions (not including margins): 29 x 37 cm

Condition: Excellent. Centre fold as published. Smaller margins left and right.

Condition rating: A+

Verso: blanc

From:  “Oud en nieuw Oost-Indiën, vervattende een naaukeurige en uitvoerige verhandelinge van Nederlands mogentheyd in die gewesten, benevens eene wydluftige beschryvige der Moluccos … en alle de eylanden onder dezelve landbestieringen behoorende; het Nederlands comptoir op Suratte, en de levens der Groote Mogols

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52003
Region:
Asia
India & Shri Lanka
VOC-WIC
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VOC at Kollam

Coylan (Quilon; now Kollam). In December 1658 Rijckloff van Goens, later gouvernor-general of the VOC led an army of 1,200 men led by Rijckloff of Goens, to capture Kolloam from the Portuguese. The local queen was agreed that the Portuguese possessions were ceded to the VOC against payment of certain rights From 1661 annd only for a period of two years it remained the (main) trade settlement for the VOC, until this function was taken over by Cochin. Kollam was especially important for the Dutch trade in pepper and pearls.

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