Batavia assiegé en 1629 = Batavia A.o 1629 belegerd
This unusual map of Batavia in the late 18th century shows the port city as seen when approaching from the sea. The castle is depicted prominently as a three-dimensional drawing, with the rest of the city behind more flat like a plan.
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’).
Isles de Banda = Eylanden van Banda
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).
Grundris der stadt und citadelle Batavia
A plan of the port of Batavia with a detailed legend identifying parts of the city. The sword and laurel wreath of the city’s coat of arms, and the Dutch East India Company flag (marked ‘VOC’ or ‘Vereenigde Oost Indische Compagnie’) are also shown.
- [remove]Public Space9
- Military Fort8
- Residential Area8
- Court of Law3
- Military Barracks1
- Bellin, Jacques Nicolas4
- Schley, Jacobus van der4
- Prévost, Abbé3
- Baarsel, Cornelis van2
- Baarsel, W.C. van2
- Bosch, J. van den2
- Changuion, Daniel Jean1
- Dornseiffen, Dr. I.1
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