"Het Slaght ofte Vlees Hal op Batavia", Nieuhoff, Johann
Subject: Jakarta, Indonesia
Period: 1682 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
13.8 x 11.2 inches
35.1 x 28.4 cm
This interesting engraving shows the slaughterhouse at Batavia. The canal is filled with small boats filled with a variety of animals being brought to the large building. There is a commotion at right where a cow has fallen overboard.
Professional repair along centerfold and some tears in blank margins with some light soil.