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The Batavia fish market


The Batavia fish market

Danckerts, Cornelis

View of the fish market 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. Atlas van Stolk, inv. nr. top1039.

The engraving has been copied from an illustration from Joan Nieuhof's 'Gedenkwaerdige zee en lantreize', 1682.

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