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Map of Ambon and environs


Map of Ambon and environs

Batavia 1623 kaartenmaker / Speult, Herman van

Title in the Leupe catalogue (NA): Ontwerpinghe van Amboyna, neffens t'aencleven van dien enz..

Twelve leaves together, comprising part of 'de Beschrijving van het eiland Ambon' ('Description of the island of Ambon') by governor Herman van Speult, 1623.

Notes on reverse: 660 a.

Bottom left the inscription: Ontwerpinghe van Amboyna neffens taencleven van dienals wijt loopich aenghewesen wert bij de beschrijvinghe.

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Sources and literature

Zandvliet, K., Mapping for Money: Maps, plans and topographic paintings and their role in Dutch overseas expansion during the 16th and (1998)