Auction 127, Lot 748

"Plan de la Ville et du Chateau de Batavia…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Jakarta, Indonesia

Period: 1750 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

11.6 x 8.5 inches
29.5 x 21.6 cm

Handsome bird's-eye plan of the city and fortifications of Jakarta, the capital of the Dutch East Indies. A detailed lettered and numbered key identifies the buildings and sites of importance. Charming layout includes fields and trees, and a compass rose completes the composition.


Condition: B+

There is some faint uneven toning. Issued folded, now flattened with a binding trim nearly to the neatline at lower right side.

Estimate: $180 - $230


Closed on 2/25/2009