Casteel Rotterdam op Maccassar – Valentijn (1726)



Description: Antique print Indonesia titled ‘Casteel Rotterdam op Maccassar – Macassaarsche Man en Vrouw’. Two engravings on one sheet depicting a Macassar Couple and the Fort on Rotterdam Island, Macassar. This print 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: 20 x 34 cm.
  • Image size: 16 x 26 cm.
  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Small worm hole outside image. Please study image carefully.
  • Purchase code: BGRN-083