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Copie no. 2: Plan van den stadt en het casteel van Batavia met een gedeeltevan deszelfs voorsteeden en verdere buijtenplaatse ao 1762



A hand-drawn and coloured plan of the important port city of Batavia (Jakarta), with a detailed legend identifying parts of the city, castle and suburbs. Handwritten notes around the border give the names of roads. Copied from a 1764 map.

Carte des environs de Batavia = Kaart van de buitenstreeken van Batavia



This late 18th century map of Batavia (Jakarta) focusses on the network of canals and rivers surrounding the city, as well as the many fields and plantations, including rice fields (‘Champ de Ris’) and sugarcane (‘Cannes de Sucre’).

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



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.

Nieuwe afteekeningh van de Noord Küst van Java vertoonende de reede van Batavia en Bantem



A map of the northern coast of Java and the important port cities of Batavia (Jakarta) and Bantem (Banten). The web of lines is a rhumbline network, and shoals, reefs and bathymetry (sea depth) are marked, all to aid navigation.

A map of the East-Indies and the adjacent countries: with the settlements, factories and territories, explaning what belongs to England, Spain, France, Holland, Denmark, Portugal &c.


location_onBrunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Southeast Asia, Singapore

This map showcases the colonial territories of Southeast Asia in the 18th century, with text detailing trading information and the products of each region. There are five inset maps featuring plans of specific trading ports.