ABRAHAM VAN RIEBEECK-GOVERNOR GENERAL [After VALENTIJN-VOC, 1724]

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Abraham van Riebeek, Gouverneur Generaal van Nederlands Indien – This rare original antique print shows a portrait of Abraham van Riebeeck (1653 – 1713), a merchant with the Dutch East India Company and the Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1709 to 1713.

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Abraham van Riebeek, Gouverneur Generaal van Nederlands Indien

Copperplate engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 20,7 x 33 cm. Image size: 17,2 x 29,5 cm.

From the monumental work by François Valentyn: “Oud en nieuw Oost-Indiën, vervattende een naaukeurige en uitvoerige verhandelinge van Nederlands mogentheyd in die gewesten”. Dordrecht/Amsterdam: J. van Braam en G. onder de Linden, 1724/1726. (Transl.: Old and new East-Indies, including an accurate and extensive description of Dutch / VOC controlled territories.)

Made by an anonymous engraver after Valentijn.

Condition: Very good, given age. A few tiny spots. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: ABRAHAM VAN RIEBEECK-GOVERNOR GENERAL

PCO-A11-21

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Dimensions 20 × 20 × 1 cm

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