Batavia – Semler (1664)



Description: Antique Print ‘Batavia’. (View of batavia.) View of Batavia (Jakarta) in Indonesia. Ships. This plate is taken from ‘ Ubersetzung der algemeinen Welthistorie’, by J.S. Semler. Published in Germany, 1764.

Artists and Engravers: Johann Salomo Semler (1725 – 1791) was a German church historian and biblical commentator.

  • Date: 1664
  • Technic: Copperplate engraving on verge type hand laid paper with watermark.
  • Overall size: 7,3 x 9,6 inch
  • Image size: 5,7 x 3,3 inch
  • Condition: Excellent; general age related toning; some light staining from handling.
  • PartNumber: PCT-14632
  • Storage Location: (BG) A165-04