Antique Print of Pulau Timun by Montanus (1669)

  • Condition: Very good, given age. Right edge uneven from binding. Sheet overall a little warped from binding. As this is a page from a book, there is text below the images on the front and rear of the sheet. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1669
  • Overall size: 20.2 x 32.2 cm.

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.. Antique Print of Pulau Timun by Montanus (1669)

Description: Antique print, titled: 'Pulo Tymon / [Cambodische Koning].' - A view of Pulau Timun (?), a small island West of Cambodia. On the rear an image of the court of the Cambodian king. According to the text the palace was guarded by 16 elephants and 24 cannons. The gathering around the king consists of counsillors (Okinas) and Priests (Tonimnes). Arnoldus Montanus' "Gedenkwaerdige Gesantschappen der Oost-Indische Maatschappy in 't Vereenigde Nederland aan de Kaisaren van Japan […]. Amsterdam: Jacob Meurs, 1669.

Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after 'Arnoldus Montanus'.