"A Plan of the City and Castle of Batavia", Salmon, Thomas
Subject: East Indies - Indonesia
Period: 1735 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
16.5 x 12.7 inches
41.9 x 32.3 cm
Superb, large bird's-eye plan of the city and fortifications of Jakarta, the capital of the Dutch East Indies, based on a similar plan by Bellin. A detailed lettered key identifies the buildings and sites of importance. Several ships and boats are shown in the harbor.
Professionally replaced paper at binding trim and top right corner, which is replaced in a few lines of skillful facsimile.