Antique Print of Batavia by Valentijn (1726)

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Description: Antique print Indonesia titled ‘Batavia in ‘t Verschiet’. Large panoramic view on Batavia, present day Jakarta, Indonesia. Originates from ‘Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën (..)’ by François Valentyn / Valentijn, published in 1724-1726. VOC.


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

  • Date: 1726
  • Overall size: 59.5 x 33.5 cm.
  • Image size: 52.5 x 27 cm.
  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Few defects professionally restored. Please study image carefully.
  • Purchase code: BG-12095