Author note: [1503 Portugese, 1776 Dutch, 1795 British, 1949 Church of South India]
First Portuguese factory in India established by Vasco da Gama 1502; first European fort constructed by Portuguese viceroy Afonso de Albuquerque the following year; passed in 1663 from Portuguese to Dutch who ruled until 1795; held by British 1795-1947.(Getty Thesaurus of Geographical Names)
Associated with the AustLit subset Australian Literary Responses to 'Asia' as the work contains references to India.
Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of