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Map of Bullen Bay

Map of Bullen Bay
 
 

Title Leupe: Plan van de Bulle bay, gepeyld den 9 juli 1737.
Bullen Bay, the large bay east of Cape Sint Marie, was also provided with a new ‘Tower’ by naval Captain Cornelis Schrijver. This and that of Porto Marie were intended to supplement the existing fortifications in Sint Kruis Bay, Sint Michiel Bay and Piscadera Bay.
Also see VEL617B, another copy of this map.
North is upper left.
Scale-bar of 3/8 German miles = [approximately 1 : 32,000].

creator Schrijver, Cornelis

(assigned to land surveyor / mapmaker)

period

1737

material

paper

category drawing
technique

coloured drawing

inscriptiion

Verklaringen: [rechtsboven] een aantekening en een legenda bij de letters A en B : Explanations: [upper right] a note and a key to the letters A and B : Gepeijlt den 9 Julij 1737. Schrijver, Cornelis

dimension

26,5 x 37 cm.

number

VEL617A

owner Nationaal Archief
location(s) Bullenbaai
fortification(s) Bullebaai, fort

Map/Chart/Plan   fortification  

Literature

  • Heijer, H. den, Grote Atlas van de West-Indische Compagnie = Comprehensive Atlas of the Dutch West India Company, II, de nieuwe WIC 1674-1791 = the new WIC 1674-1791 (Asia Maior/Atlas Maior, Voorburg, 2012), 82