PLAN-TRADING POST-HOOGHLY-BENGAL-INDIA [After VALENTIJN-VOC, 1724]

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Aanwysing der voornaamste wooningen, poorten, thuynen, tanken (…) – This scarce original antique print shows a plan of the trading post of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) in Hooghly in Bengal, with ships in the foreground and legend with names of the buildings, gardens, etc.

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Aanwysing der voornaamste wooningen, poorten, thuynen, tanken (…)

Copperplate engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 39,2 x 30,7 cm. Image size: 36,3 x 27,7 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 small worm holes lower part near middle fold; expertly backed with acid free paper. A few tiny spots. Original middle fold as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: PLAN-TRADING POST-HOOGHLY-BENGAL-INDIA

PCO-A11-16

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Dimensions 39 × 39 × 1 cm

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