Antique Print of the Castle of Batavia by Valentijn (1726)



Description: Antique print titled ‘Perspectief van het Casteel Batavia, gesien van het Suyker Packhuys. ‘ A view of the Castle of Batavia (Jakarta, Indonesia) as seen from the Sugar Warehouse. This print originates from the monumental ‘Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën (..)’ by François Valentyn / Valentijn, published in 1724-1726.

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: 39.5 x 33 cm.
  • Image size: 34.5 x 24 cm.
  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Original folding line. Minor wear and light foxing. Blank verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Purchase code: PCT-51141