Anamocka by ons genaemt ‘t Eylant Rotterdam – Valentijn (1726)



Description: Antique print Indonesia titled ‘Anamocka by ons genaemt ‘t Eylant Rotterdam’. Two engravings on one sheet showing the boats and peoples of Anamocka Island in the islands of Tonga. This print originates from ‘Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën’ by F. Valentijn.


Artists and Engravers: François Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and travelled extensively in the VOC’s lands.

  • Date: 1726
  • Overall size: 20 x 34 cm.
  • Image size: 17 x 29 cm.
  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Small worm hole outside image. Please study image carefully.
  • Purchase code: BGRN-087