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The passar, or market, at Ambon


The passar, or market, at Ambon

Ottens, Frederik

The passar, or market, at Ambon.

The water shown in the foreground is probably the sea.

Several boats are moored at the quay.

The market complex has disproportionately high pillars holding up the roof.

There are people under and in front of the market building.

Top left: XXXII.

Originaly this print belongs to the book 'Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën' by François Valentyn.

Cf. Koninklijke Bibliotheek, inv. nr. 185 A 5 part II, I, before p. 131.

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Sources and literature

Valentijn, François, Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën (1724-1726)