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Map of Batavia and environs


Map of Batavia and environs

Cuyck, Jacob Cornelisz van / Gerritsz., Hessel

According to the Leupe catalogue (NA), the original title reads: Afbeelding van de stadt Batavia, met het Leeger daerom leggende; gedaen ende uytgegeven door:.

Number in pencil: 1179.

The chart bears the following inscription: dese Cleyne caerte is Corrext, probably a remark from Hessel Gerritsz.

In an addition, the Leupe catalogue refers to a catalogue of an exhibition in Amsterdam in 1919, as well as the noteGravure als copie in F Valentyn and KA 1008 ?.

Notes on reverse: Affteeckeninge vant belegh der stad Batavia a 1629 / a [of o] 823 [in pencil] / 50 R. R op 1 duim schaal = rond 1 : 7200 [in pencil].

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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)