Cochin China King on elephant w/ guards 1778 nice old engraved printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
The King of Cochin China Riding on an Elephant, Attended by his Nayos of Guards.
Issued c.1778, London for Middleton.
Interesting 18th century antique engraved print depicting this Asiatic King on his royal elephant with guards around him. Nice decorative framework withurns and swags around the image.
Light uniform paper age toning, otherwise a clean, fresh, nice looking example.
Sheet measures c. 14 1/2" x 9 1/4".
Printed area measures c. 11 1/4" x 6 1/4".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 3.