BG-04176

Antique Print of Makassar by Van der Aa (c.1725)

  • Condition: Very good, general age-related toning. Original folding line, blank verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1725
  • Overall size: 42 x 33 cm.
  • Image size: 36 x 27.5 cm.
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.. Antique Print of Makassar by Van der Aa (c.1725)

Description: Antique print titled 'Macasar, Capitale du Roiaume de même nom'. This rare print shows Makassar, the present capital of South Sulawesi, Indonesia. In the foreground several VOC ships. This print originates from the very scarse: 'La galerie agreable du monde. Tome premier des Indes Orientales.', published by P. van der Aa, Leyden, circa 1725. 

Artists and Engravers: Pieter van der Aa (Leiden 1659-1733) was a Dutch publisher best known for preparing maps and atlases. The Galerie Agreable contains plates and maps by the best Dutch engravers: Luiken, Goeree, Mulder, Stoopendaal, ao.