Map of Batavia – Van Schley (c.1750)


An original antique map of Batavia in the 18th century by Jakob van der Schley.


Antique map of Batavia  in hand-coloured by Van Schley titled ‘Batavia’.

Map of the city of Batavia (Jakarta) in Indonesia. It also shows the changes of the city between 1731 and 1750. With Dutch and French legend stating ‘Diest Poort, Poort Utrecht, ‘t Vierkant’.  Published by Antonine de Prevost d’ Exile’s “Histoire Generale des Voyages” (From a Dutch edition by Pierre de Hondt). Engraved by J. van Schley.

Jakob van der Schley (1715-1779) was a Dutch draughtsman and engraver, who studied under Bernard Picart.

Condition: Good
Overall size: 450 mm x 255 mm

Purchase code : BG-13484-8