BGRN-242

Antique Map of the Region of Saldanha Bay by Valentijn (1726)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Few tiny worm holes in image, please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1726
  • Overall size: 40.5 x 34 cm.
  • Image size: 37.5 x 29.5 cm.
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Description: Antique map titled 'Baya de Saldanha'. Sea chart covering the South African coast from the Cape of Good Hope to Saldanha Bay. This print originates from 'Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën' by F. Valentijn.

Artists and Engravers: François Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and travelled extensively in the VOC's lands.