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Carte Réduite des Terres Australes = Gereduceerde Kaart van 't Zuid-Land


location_onIndonesia, Papua New Guinea

New Guinea is shown connected to Australia (‘Nouvelle Hollande’) on this mid-18th century map. The title’s ‘Terres Australes’ means ‘southern lands’ indicating how Australia was named. The text is in French, with the title also in Dutch at the base.

Carte des isles Philippines, Celebes et Moluques


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.