Caart van het Eyland Manipa, Noessa-Laoet (..) II – Valentijn (1726)



Description: Antique map Indonesia titled ‘Caart van het Eyland Manipa, Noessa-Laoet, Honimoa, Oma. Der Manipesen dracht, een Orangkaya van Manipa.’ Four maps of islands and two figures in native dress. The islands are: Manipa, Nusa-Laut (Noessa-Laoet), Saparua (Honimoa) and Haruku (Oma). These islands are all part of the Maluku Province of Indonesia, in the Pacific Ocean. This map 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: 61 x 52.5 cm.
  • Image size: 56.5 x 45 cm.
  • Condition: Very good, please study image carefully.
  • Purchase code: BGRN-252