De Ambonsche Hongi of de Coracora-Vloot - Ottens (1726)

  • Technic: Copperplate engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid paper.
  • Condition: Good, given age. Original folds as issued. Slight paper loss top left and right margin (not affecting image). General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1726
  • Overall size: 16 x 13,5 inch
  • Image size: 15 x 11,9 inch

.. De Ambonsche Hongi of de Coracora-Vloot - Ottens (1726)

Description: Antique print, titled: 'De Ambonsche Hongi of de Coracora-Vloot.' - Hongi or Coracora fleet from Ambon (Amboine). Below the image there is a numbered key (1-66) with the names of the ships. "Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën ..." by François Valentyn / Valentijn, published in The Netherlands 1724-1726.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'F. Ottens' after 'Francois 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.