BL-00020

Caarte van het fort de Beschermer Gelegen op Tsjeribon - Anonymous (1726)

  • Condition: Some foxing. Original plate mark visible. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1726
  • Overall size: 20.5 x 33.2 cm
  • Image size: 18.4 x 30.4 cm
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Description: Antique print, titled: 'Caarte van het fort de Beschermer Gelegen op Tsjeribon. Caarte van de Pagger op Tagal. ' - A plan of the fortress 'de Beschermer' located on Cheribon (Java) and a plan of the small fort (Pagger or Pagar) near Tegal. From the monumental: "Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën ..." by François Valentyn / Valentijn, published in 1724-1726. VOC.

Artists and Engravers:  Made by an anonymous engraver after 'François Valentijn'. The author François Valentijn (1666-1727), was a Dutch missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and traveled extensively in the VOC's lands.