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Danube; four Capitals

Danube; four Capitals

Original antique engravings with views of the Danube and the capitals of four countries along the river. From “The Danube, its History, Scenery, and Topography” by William Beattie, London, 1844. Splendidly illustrated from sketches taken on the spot drawn by W.H. Bartlett; and engraved by J. Cousen, J.C. Bentley, R. Brandard and other eminent artists. … Continue reading Danube; four Capitals

VOC – Negapatnam on the Coromandel Coast

VOC – Negapatnam on the Coromandel Coast

Original antique engraving with a view on the Dutch fort Vijf Sinnen (Dutch for "the five senses") in Negapatnam, now Nagapattinam, a town in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu on the Coromandel Coast. Nagapattinam was settled by the Portuguese and later by the Dutch under whom it served as the capital of Dutch Coromandel … Continue reading VOC – Negapatnam on the Coromandel Coast