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Kaart der residentie Zuider- en Ooster-afdeeling van Borneo

event1899

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On this map, the residency of South and East Borneo is divided into departments (green borders) and provinces (yellow borders). There is an inset plan of the city of Banjarmasin, with rivers, buildings, residential areas, roads and crops marked.

Atlas van Nederlandsch Oost-Indië

eventc.1897-1904

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Very detailed atlas of the entire Dutch East Indies, over 16 map sheets, with a cover and overview map. Includes topographic maps, inset maps of cities and islands, and maps featuring land and sea routes, languages, geology, colonial territory etc.

Sumatra

event1889

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Map of the city of Padang on the west coast of Sumatra, with inset maps of the nearby islands, featuring residential, business, government and military areas. There are also agricultural areas with coconut, nutmeg, bamboo, nipa palm and sago palm.

Kaart van Sumatra

event1872

location_onIndonesia, Malaysia

A map of the administrative divisions of Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula. The mountains of western Sumatra and the central Malay Peninsula are represented by hachures: short lines/dashes that give a sense of the shape and steepness of terrain.

Algemeene Kaart van Nederlandsch Oostindie

event1842

location_onEast Timor, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore

This detailed map of the Dutch East Indies in the mid-19th century is spread over eight sheets, plus a cover sheet showing the whole area. There are numerous inset maps of islands, bays, cities etc.

Algemeene kaart van Nederlandsch Oostindie

eventc.1839-1855

location_onEast Timor, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore

This map of the Dutch East Indies is spread over eight sheets, with a hand-drawn cover sheet showing the whole area. There are numerous inset maps of islands, bays, cities etc. Two of the inset maps have a replacement map pasted over them.

Iles de Banda

event1780

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Map of the Banda Islands—which was at this time the only source of nutmeg in the world—featuring mountains, plantations, settlements and a military fort. On the island of Gunnanapi (Banda Api) a volcano erupts (‘api’ means ‘fire’ in Indonesian).

Isles de Banda = Eylanden van Banda

eventc.1772-1780

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Map of the Banda Islands—which was at this time the only source of nutmeg in the world—featuring mountains, plantations, settlements and a military fort. On the island of Goenong Api (Banda Api) a volcano erupts (‘api’ means ‘fire’ in Indonesian).

Iles de Banda

eventc.1746-1770

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Map of the Banda Islands—which was at this time the only source of nutmeg in the world—featuring mountains, plantations, settlements and a military fort. On the island of Gunnanapi (Banda Api) a volcano erupts (‘api’ means ‘fire’ in Indonesian).

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

event1740

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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.

event1720

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.

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