BGRN-306

Antique Map of Bali by Valentijn (1726)

  • Condition: Fair, later hand coloring. Original folding lines. Shows some wear and small defects. Blank verso, please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1726
  • Overall size: 63 x 52.5 cm.
  • Image size: 56 x 45 cm.
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Description: Antique map titled 'Kaart van het Eyland Bali'. Large map of the island of Bali, Indonesia. It is the first and only large and detailed antique map of the island, elegantly engraved by Joannes van Braam. This map 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.