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View of Batavia


View of Batavia

View of Batavia, from the left side of the city.

In the foreground several rowing boats and a host of indigenous vessels are depicted.

To the left of the picture horses are led to water.

The caption above the picture reads 'Engraved for Middleton's Complete System of Geography', but is not visible due to the diminutive size of the photograph of the picture.

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Sources and literature

Middleton, Ch.Th., A new and complete system of geography, 2 dl. (1777-1779)