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[Batavia en omgeving]

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Four sheets from a larger series of maps, showing the city of Batavia (Jakarta, Java). The port, railway network and city centre are shown in great detail. To the west and south of the centre, there are villages, rice paddies, fields and wetlands.

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

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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.

Schetze van de stad Batavia, voorsteden en Chineesche kamp, dienende ter aanwijzing der rivieren en grachten... moeten worden uitgediept, uitgegraven of gedempt

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Plan of the city of Batavia (Jakarta) and its suburbs. Based on a report on health conditions in the city, it shows where the rivers and canals need to be deepened, excavated or filled in.

De stad Batavia met derzelver omstreken: Geteekend in 1826

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The city of Batavia (Jakarta) with its port and castle is to the north (right side of the map). Koningsplein (Merdeka Square), a large area of rice paddies, graveyards and villages can be seen to the south (left). Copied from a c.1826 map.

Voorontwerp eener spoorweghaven te Soerabaia

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Spread over four sheets, this is a detailed hand-drawn plan for railway and tramway lines at the port of Soerabaia (Surabaya, East Java). It includes a railway station, commercial areas, housing, customs, warehouses, offices and government buildings.

Voorontwerp eener spoorweghaven te Soerabaia

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Spread over four sheets, this is a detailed hand-drawn plan for railway and tramway lines at the port of Soerabaia (Surabaya, East Java). It includes a railway station, commercial areas, housing, customs, warehouses, offices and government buildings.

Kaart van Batavia en omstreken

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This map shows the port of Tanjung Priok (‘Tandjoeng Prijoek’) at the top right. Built from 1877 to replace the old port in the centre of Batavia (Jakarta), it connected to the city via a railway line. The city is surrounded by villages and fields.

Voorontwerp eener spoorweghaven te Soerabaia

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Spread over four sheets, this is a detailed hand-drawn plan for railway and tramway lines at the port of Soerabaia (Surabaya, East Java). It includes a railway station, commercial areas, housing, customs, warehouses, offices and government buildings.

Plan of Singapore town

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Large-scale plan of Singapore city, spread over eight sheets. Includes the central civic/business area around the Singapore River, Tanjong Pagar dock, and residential areas. The city is surrounded by suburbs, cemeteries, mangroves, vegetable gardens.

Map of Singapore showing the principal residences and places of interest

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Map of the city of Singapore, including the central civic/business area around the Singapore River, Fort Canning, Tanjong Pagar dock, and residential areas. The city is surrounded by villages and plantations (pineapple, fruit and vegetable, coconut).

Town of Singapore

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Plan of Singapore town, including Tanjong Pagar docks, the central civic/business area around the Singapore River, and residential areas. A roadstead—a body of water sheltered from tides/currents, for ships to anchor—is labelled ‘The Roads’.

Java

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This detailed late 19th century map shows Java divided into regencies, and features mountains, roads, railways, and rivers. There is also an inset map of the port city of Batavia (Jakarta).

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