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De Stadt Bantam

17th century copper engraving of a panoramic view of the city of Bantam by Coenraet Decker, with ships in the foreground; to the left of the center is tilted a ship in the water. In the 16th century, Bantam is one the most important trading center in the Sunda Strait. Note the river channel depicted on the right side of the image, where ships and gale junks could sail into.

Published in Amsterdam in 1676 by Jacob Meurs in “Wouter Schoutens, Reys-Togten naar en door Oost-Indien …” (Wouter Schoutens travels into the East Indies). Wouter Schouten (1638-1704) joined the Dutch VOC as a surgeon on an adventurous expedition to the East Indies during the years 1658-1665. In 1660 he was present at the Dutch siege of Makassar (in Sulawesi) and he participated in the campaigns of Rucklof van Goens along the Malabar coast. He also visited Bengal, Arakan, Colombo, Sumatra, the Moluccas, and Ambonia.

Great condition, 186 x 280 mm with visible plate mark, visible watermark and original page fold.

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