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Bird's eye view map of Batavia


Bird's eye view map of Batavia

Ottens, Jousua / Ottens, Reinier / Anoniem / Anonymous

A city map in bird's eye view of Batavia, depicting the sea on the left. At the top the title is inscribed on a scroll. To the right the key and along the bottom a view of the city.

In the sea several ships flying the Dutch flag are depicted. The map shows buildings, fortifications, houses, canals and gardens.

The scroll is flanked on the right by a lion with sabre holding a shield with the image of a sword.

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