Search

Search Results

Carta dello stretto della Sonda, ed isole vicine

event1781

location_onBrunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

A late 18th century map of maritime Southeast Asia by the French geographer Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703–1772). The title refers to the ‘Stretto della Sonda’ (Sunda Strait), the strait between the islands of Sumatra and Java.

Isle de Baly = 'T eiland Baly

eventc.1772-1780

location_onIndonesia

Amongst the mountains and jungles of mid-18th century Bali, this map shows three royal palaces, walled encampments, and seven Buddhist temples (or ‘stupa’) on the east coast. Inset illustrations depict a palace and a temple in detail.

Carte des Isles de Java, Sumatra, Borneo &c. Les détroits de la Sonde, Malaca et Banca, Golfe de Siam &c.

event1764

location_onBrunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines

This map shows the islands of Java, Sumatra and Borneo, the straits of Sunda, Malacca and Bangka, and the Gulf of Siam. The points of the compass can be seen radiating out from a central compass rose.

Plan de la ville et forteresse de Malaca: pour servir à l'histoire generale des voyages

event1750

location_onMalaysia

This mid-18th century plan of the city of Malaca (Malacca/Melaka) focuses on the military fort (‘A Famosa [The Famous]’), but also includes two churches, a mosque and a Chinese temple. Two markets are also marked, as is the entrance to the port.

Das eyland Baly oder klein Java

event1750

location_onIndonesia

Amongst the mountains and jungles of mid-18th century Bali, this map shows three royal palaces, walled encampments, towns, and seven Buddhist temples (or ‘stupa’) on the east coast. Inset illustrations depict a palace and a temple in detail.

Nouvelle Carte de l'isle de Java

eventc.1746-1770

location_onIndonesia

On this map of Java, mountains are shown pictorially and labelled with their name. The coasts are marked with shoals, reefs, bathymetry (sea depth, in figures) and anchor points. The land is divided into administrative districts.

Suite de l'Ocean Oriental contenant les Isles de la Sonde, les costes de Tunquin et de la Chine, les isles du Japon, les Philippines, Moluques

event1746

location_onBrunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Southeast Asia

The coast of New Guinea (‘Nouvelle Guinée’) is represented in part by a dotted line on this mid-18th century map, indicating that the exact coastlines were unknown at this time. The western tip is labelled ‘C. de Bonne Esperance [Cape of Good Hope]’.

Carte particuliere de l'isle d'Amboine

eventc.1746-1770

location_onIndonesia

A mid-18th century map of the island of Amboine (Ambon Island in the Maluku Islands of modern Indonesia), featuring mountains, rivers and paths. Other notable highlights include a ruined castle, a guardroom, and houses.

Plan d'Amboine, tel qu'il étoit en 1718 = Platte-grond van Amboina, zoo als het was in den jaare 1718

eventc.1746-1770

location_onIndonesia

This colourful mid-18th century plan of the city of Amboine (Ambon, capital of Ambon Island, in the Maluku Islands, Indonesia) has a detailed legend identifying locations within the city and the surrounding mountains. The text is in French and Dutch.

Carte des isles Philippines, Celebes et Moluques

eventc.1746-1770

location_onBrunei, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, East Timor

The note in French at the top left of this map states that although the map is accurate, the names of many small islands have been omitted to avoid confusion, and that more details will come later.

close

  • Filter from 1746 to 1781

Current results range from 1746 to 1781