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Scene from the conquest of Cochin


Scene from the conquest of Cochin

Decker, Coenraet

View of the city of Cochin with a sea battle in the foreground.

This print from the collection of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek (Atlas van der Hagen, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague Part 4) has been coloured in.

This news illustration depicting the Dutch conquest of the city of Cochin is one of the many prints accompanying the travel journal of the globe trotter Johan Nieuhoff.

Cf. Koninklijke Bibliotheek, inv. nr. 388A9 deel II, na p. 124 and Rijksmuseum, inv. nr. RP-P-1936-40. Both in black and white.

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Sources and literature

Nieuhof, Joan, Gedenkwaerdige zee- en lantreize (1682)