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Kaart der hoofdplaats Batavia omstreeks het jaar 1740

event1898

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A mid-18th century map of the important port of Batavia (Jakarta), with military forts, a pier, hospitals, churches, and residential streets. However, the city is also surrounded by fields and plantations, for producing crops and grazing animals.

Kaart van het kasteel en de stad Batavia in het jaar 1667

event1898

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Very detailed map of the port city of Batavia (Jakarta), with numerous locations listed in the multiple legends. The city’s coat of arms—featuring a sword and laurel wreath—and the Dutch East India Company monogram logo—letters ‘VOC’—are also shown.

[Batavia en omgeving]

event1898

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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.

Kaart van Batavia en omstreken

event1897

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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.

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.

Residentie Soerabaja

event1895

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There are 64 sheets of this very large-scale (1:20,000) topographic map of the regency of Soerabaja (East Java). Cities and villages, roads, railways and rivers, crops and many more features are all shown in great detail. First sheet is an overview.

Java

event1894

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This detailed late 19th century map shows Java divided into regencies, and features mountains, land and sea routes, and an inset map of the port city of Batavia (Jakarta). It was designed to be folded within book covers so it could be easily carried.

Java

event1890

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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).

Topographische kaart der residentie Cheribon

event1877

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Six-sheet topographic map of the residency of Cheribon (Cirebon, West Java), with an inset of a geodesic triangle grid. Administrative districts, crops—rice, alang-alang, sugarcane, sugar, coffee, tea—and indigo plant mills are shown.

Plattegrond der stad Soerabaija

event1867

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A mid-19th century map of the city of Soerabaija (Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia) showing its recently built defences, including the ‘Citadel Prins Hendrik’ fort and a walled moat. Outside the city are villages, plantations and fields.

Plattegrond der stad Batavia

event1866

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A mid-19th century map of the important port of Batavia (Jakarta), with its pier, commercial centre and residential streets. However, the city is also surrounded by villages (kampongs), fields and plantations. An inset map shows Batavia Castle.

Kaart van Batavia omstreeks honderdvÿfentwintigjaren geleden overgebragt in het jaar 1864

event1864

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Although published in the mid-19th century, this map is based on Batavia (Jakarta) in c.1740. It focuses on the city’s castle and streets (in red), but also shows the fields of crops and the wetlands surrounding the city (in blue).

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