The Batavia fish market
12 x 14 cm
De Vis Markt.
bazaar / market
survey / view
ship / vessel
Jakarta [Batavia, Battavia, Batvia]
inventory no. 15241.02
View of the fish market at Batavia.
In the foreground several flat-bottomed fishing vessels and baskets in the water. Several men have climbed ladders leading to the roof.
Cf. Atlas van Stolk, inv. nr. top1039.
The engraving has been copied from an illustration from Joan Nieuhof's 'Gedenkwaerdige zee en lantreize', 1682.