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Map of Bullen Bay


Map of Bullen Bay

Schrijver, Carel Gustaaf / Esdré, Godfried Carel

Title Leupe: Plan van de Bulle Bay.

This map is a copy of VEL618, originally drawn by Carel Gustaaf Schrijver en Godfried Carel Esdré. It depicts new stronghold for the Bullen Bay. The original version of this map was attached to the report to the States-General of the engineers from 22 May 1742. Their design was taken along in the resolution of the States-General from 9 October 1743, which was send together with the copymap seen here. This resolution proposed a newly designed stronghold of the same larger type as the Estates-General desired for Sint Kruis Bay, Porto Marie, Sint Michiel Bay and Piscadera Bay. Soundings are given along the bay.

North is upper left.

Taken from: resolution of HHM 9 October 1743.

Scale-bar of 100 Rhineland Rods = 320 ‘strepen’.

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Sources and 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 (2012)