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Bird's eye view of Table Bay


Bird's eye view of Table Bay

Vingboons, Johannes

Bird's eye view of Table Bay.

Aldus vertoond haer de Tafel Bay, Gelegen aen Cabo de Boã Esperança.

Top right: 13.

The map is part of an atlas in the British Library in London. The atlas shows navigational charts in the VOC's charter area. The British Library bought the Atlas from the library of the Haarlem collector Van der Willigen in 1875. The atlas is comprised of 49 hand-drawn charts and views, all in colour and in the style of Johannes Vingboons.

Compare with Osterreichische Nationalbibliothek, Vienna, inv. nr. Van der Hem 38:04 en National Archives, The Hague, inv. nr. VELH0619.37.

Please contact British Library for reuse and copyrights.

Sources and literature

Wieder, F.C., Monumenta Cartographica: Reproductions of unique and rare maps, plans and views in the actual size of the originals;[...] (1925-1933)