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Map of the Banda islands


Map of the Banda islands

Anoniem / Anonymous

A bird's eye view map of the three major islands and a couple of the smaller ones. The top island has a volcano entitled Gunnanappi; while the middle island has been built on and carries the names: Nera, Labetack. The bottom island is the largest and features four villages named: Lontoor, Ortattan, Combeer; Two vessels lying at anchor fly the Dutch flag.

Cf. RP-P-OB-75-377.

According to the index in 'Begin ende Voortgang', the picture is entitled: Het Eylandt Banda.

Cf. Universiteitsbibliotheek, Universiteit van Amsterdam, inv. nr. O60 641, p. 21 and Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague, inv. nr. 693 C 6 part XI, op. p. 93. .

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Sources and literature

Commelin, Isaac, Begin ende Voortgangh / van de Vereenighde Nederlandsche Geoctroyeerde Oost-Indische Compagnie: Vervatende De Voornaemste Reysen / by de Inwoonderen derselver Provincien derwaerts gedaen. (1646)