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