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The Batavia fishmarket


The Batavia fishmarket

Anoniem / Anonymous / Meurs, Weduwe van Jacob van

View of the fishmarket at Batavia.

In the foreground several flat-bottomed fishing vessels and baskets in the water. Several men have climbed ladders leading to the roof.

Cf. Westfries Museum, inv. nr. 15241.02.

The print in the Atlas Van Stolk, inv. nr. top1039 and Koninklijke Bibliotheek, inv. nr. 388 A 9 part II, afer p. 206 is in black and white, while the print from the Koninklijke Bibliotheek (Atlas van der Hagen, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague Part 4 inv. nr. 1049B13_28) has been coloured in.

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Sources and literature

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