BGRN-291

Antique Print of the Fortifications of Demak and Jepara by Valentijn (1726)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related tonig. Few tiny holes, also affecting image. Minor wear, Dutch text on verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1726
  • Overall size: 21 x 33 cm.
  • Image size: 17 x 27 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'Kaarte van de Nieuw ontworpen Pagger op de Qual of Cawala. Kaarte van de Oude en Nieuwe ontworpen Pagger tot Japara'. Plans of the newly designed fortifications (Pagger or Pagar) of Demak and Jepara in 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.