Carte von den Gegenden um Batavia (..) – Schwabe (1751)



Description: Antique Map ‘Carte von den Gegenden um Batavia …’ (Map of Batavia and surroundings.) This print shows a map and a view of Batavia, Indonesia. With compass rose, cartouche and legend. Ships.

This print is taken from ‘Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande …’, by J. Schwabe, Leipzig 1751.

Artists and Engravers: Johann Joachim Schwabe (1714 – 1784), German philosopher, translator and scientist.

  • Date: 1751
  • Technic: Copperplate engraving on verge type hand laid paper with watermark. Original folds. Hand colouring.
  • Overall size: 12,6 x 9,6 inch
  • Image size: 11 x 7,9 inch
  • Condition: Excellent; general age related toning; some light staining from handling.
  • PartNumber: PCT-14560
  • Storage Location: (BG) A165-28