Dabul, a Sea Port near Bombay in the East Indies.
Engraving. 96 x 159mm. 3¾ x 6¼". Cut.
The small seaport and town of Dabhol in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, India. It first came under seige in 1508, by the Portuguese led by Francisco de Almeida, as Dabul was a prominent Muslim trade centre. The Portuguese led several attacks over the next few decades, and Dabul fell into decline, until the mid-16th century when Rajapur became more important.
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