A map of Batavia with all itts forts

This engraved map of Batavia shows the surrounding countryside and forts. It is illustrated with people and animals in the fields and several ships in the harbour. The title cartouche is shown as the wall of a fortress. The map is from the English edition of Johan Nieuhoff's Gedenkwaerdige zee en lantreize.

 

Title
A map of Batavia with all itts forts
Creator
Nieuhof, Johannes, 1618-1672
Subject
Geographical areas and countries
Jakarta (Indonesia)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Publisher
A. and J. Churchill, 1704
Digital Description
application/pdf, 4192 KB, 1 map : engraved, hand color
Digitised images, All rights reserved, National Library Board Singapore, 2014

 

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