PIETER DE CARPENTIER-GOVERNOR GENERAL [After VALENTIJN-VOC, 1724]

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Pieter de Carpentier, Gouverneur Generaal van Nederlands Indien – This rare original antique print shows a portrait of Pieter de Carpentier (1586 – 1659), a Dutch, administrator of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) who served as Governor-General there from 1623 to 1627. The Gulf of Carpentaria in northern Australia is named after him.

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Pieter de Carpentier, Gouverneur Generaal van Nederlands Indien

Copperplate engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 20,3 x 33 cm. Image size: 17,2 x 30 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: Good, given age. A few minor crinkles. A few tiny spots. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: PIETER DE CARPENTIER-GOVERNOR GENERAL

PCO-A11-28

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Dimensions 20 × 20 × 1 cm

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