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Collection: Rijksmuseum

Subjects

Place:

South India

Content Type:

Museum Object

Drawing of Sultan Conrom

This is an image from Rijk_NG-2008-60-10

A drawing from the manuscript of Sultan Conrom, Adrianus Canter Visscher, a servant of the Dutch East India Company. It contains twenty-eight Indian miniatures and two maps of places on the Coromandel coast. The text consists of two parts: a history of the Mogul Empire and the branches of the Dutch East India Company on the Coromandel coast. This is followed by a recommendation to the directors of the company on its economic situation in the Coromandel.

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