PCT-51167

Kaarte van de vesting op Soerabaya. Kaarte van de Pagger tot Passaroewan - Valentijn (1726)

  • Technic: Engraving and etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
  • Condition: Good, given age. Two tiny holes, reinforced using contemporary paper backed with acid free archival tape. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1726
  • Overall size: 8 x 13,2 inch
  • Image size: 7,3 x 12 inch
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Description: Antique print, titled: 'Kaarte van de vesting op Soerabaya. Kaarte van de Pagger tot Passaroewan. ' - A plan of the fortress on Surabaya, and a plan of the fortification (pagger or pagar) of Pasuruan. From the monumental: "Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën ..." by François Valentyn / Valentijn, published in 1724-1726. VOC.

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