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Reception of Dutch sailors at Cermentin


Reception of Dutch sailors at Cermentin

Anoniem / Anonymous / Laurensz, Hendrick

Reception of Dutch sailors at Cermentin.

This plate is taken from a French edition of the 'Itinerario' by Jan Huygen van Linschoten. The illustration itself is however a copy of a plate contained in 'Indiae Orientalis', part II, by the brothers De Bry of Frankfurt.

According to P.A. Tiele's 'Memoire bibliographique', this edition was not printed in Amsterdam but by the Frankfurt publisher of De Bry's travels.

The text does not give a date for this voyage, and it is not the journey undertaken by Van Linschoten.

Cermentin could refer to Cormantin in Ghana.

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Sources and literature

Linschoten, Jan Huygen van, Histoire de la navigation de Iean Hvgues de Linscot Hollandois et de son voyage es Indes Orientales: contenante diverses descriptions des pays, costes, ... / Avec annotations de Bern. Paludanus ; A quoy sont adjoustees quelques autres descriptions tant du pays de Guinee ... que des navigations des Hollandois vers le Nord au Vaygat et en la nouvelle Zembla (1610)