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View of the island of Saparoua


View of the island of Saparoua

Hogeboom, Johannes

View of the island of Saparoua.

The title on the reverse reads: De Klip Sapparoua en een gedeelte van d???baij, en agterliggende gebergte.

Numbered on reverse:137.

This particular view does not show Fort Duurstede, built in 1691.

This drawing is part of a set of six manuscript charts depicting the construction of forts on the island of Saparua or Honimoa, see also Bodel Nijenhuis/ Universiteitsbibliotheek Leiden, inv. nrs. COLLBN 002-12-094, 095 and 006-12-024/027.

In the centre of the chart a stamp bearing the inscription ACAD. LUGD. BAT. BIBL..

Please contact Bodel Nijenhuis / Universiteitsbibliotheek Leiden for reuse and copyrights.

Sources and literature

Deimann, Clemens, Fort Duurstede: interpreting Hogebooms maps of Saparua through the methods of Harley (unpublished paper) (2016)