View of the Cape of Good Hope
Conradi, Petrus / Plaats, Volkert van der / Fokke, Simon / Kobell jr., Hendrik
View of the Cape of Good Hope showing Table Mountain in the background.
The picture shows vessels in the harbour, with a Dutch East Indiaman giving a cannon salute. This vessel flies the Amsterdam VOC flag, featuring an 'A' atop the VOC logo. A cutter carrying senior officials sails nearby, while a foil carrying natives is depicted left in the foreground.
A note on the reverse reads NM V5587.
See RP-P-1908-5730, which is identical but has a title.Please contact Rijksmuseum Amsterdam for reuse and copyrights.