"Plan de la Ville et du Chateau de Batavia…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Jakarta, Indonesia
Period: 1750 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
11.8 x 8.5 inches
30 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, which orients the plan with north to the right, completes the composition. Engraved by Guillaume Dheulland.
Issued folded. Light toning along sheet edges and some faint damp stains in blank margins.