A kora-kora boat with mainsail
Kora-koras were the most frequently used vessel type in the Moluccas. They were around ten metres long and extremely narrow, and were used for both trade and as men-o' war. The plate is taken from the Blaeu-Van der Hem Atlas.
1665 - 1668
57 x 36,5 cm
Van der Hem 40:16
- Krogt, Peter van der, The Atlas Blaeu - Van der Hem: of the Austrian National Library (Utrecht, 2005)