Antique Print of Batavia by Van Schley (c.1752)



Description: Antique print Indonesia titled ‘Vue Du Chateau De Batavia – Perspectief van het kasteel Batavia’. View of the Castle of Batavia, seen from the sugar warehouse. Originates from Antoine-François Prevost’s monumental 20-volume edition of ‘L`Histoire Generale des Voyages’ published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 – 1780.


Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Jakob van Schley’ after ‘Jacques Nicolas Bellin’. Jakob van der Schley (1715-1779) was a Dutch draughtsman and engraver, who studied under Bernard Picart.

  • Date: c.1752
  • Overall size: 29 x 23 cm
  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Few repaired marginal tears (upper margin). Please study image carefully.
  • Purchase code: P2898