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Vue de la Maison Ville a Batavia – Gezicht van’t Stadhuys te Batavia. ~ Year 1754

Antique print of the Town hall and the old Dutch Church in Batavia (Jakarta)

The “Nieuwe Hollandse Kerk“, (New Church of Holland) was build in 1736 and destroyed by an earthquake in 1808, the Museum Wayang is now on its site.

The “Stadhuys van Batavia”, (Town Hall of Batavia) , was the administrative headquarters of the Dutch East India Company and later of the Dutch Colonial Government. The current building was constructed in 1707 by the city government, replacing the former city hall built in 1627. Governor General Abraham van Riebeeck inaugurated it in 1710. As the city continue to expand southward, the building’s function as city hall (Dutch gemeentehuis) ended by 1913. Nowadays the Fatahillah Museum in the Old City area of Jakarta.

Year: 1754
Dimensions: 290 x 210 mm.
Condition: Very good.
Technique: Copperplate engraving.
Inventory No. P1463
Price: 5,900,000 IDR.

 

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