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Bird's eye view of Bandanaira


Bird's eye view of Bandanaira

Vingboons, Johannes

Title in the Leupe catalogue (NA): Gezicht op ?.

View of the island of Banda Naira, with on the left the village of Neira.

Nassau castle is depicted in the foreground, with in the centre Belgica castle and slightly above that a redoubt.

Depicted on the right are orchards with nutmeg trees.

Cf. Rijksmuseum, inv. nr. SK-A-4476.

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Sources and literature

Gossselink, Martine, Land in Zicht: Vingboons tekent de Wereld van de 17de eeuw. (2007)