BGRN-297

Antique Print of the Road between Semarang and Kartosuro by Valentijn (1726)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related tonig. Minor wear, Dutch text on verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Overall size: 20.5 x 33 cm.
  • Image size: 17 x 29 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'Caarte Gemaakt ter Ordre van den Edelen Heer Herman de Wilde ..... Van de weg tusschen Samarang en Cartasoera.' This print shows a map of the road between Semarang and Kartosuro (Java, Indonesia), made by the orders of Lord Herman de Wilde (currently part of Surakarta) on the island of Java, Indonesia. 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.