Auction 142, Lot 663

"Principal Dutch Colonies, in the Indian Seas", Fullarton, Archibald & Co.

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1860 (circa)

Publication: The Royal Illustrated Atlas

Color: Hand Color

12.5 x 17.7 inches
31.8 x 45 cm

This sheet shows two detailed maps of the Dutch colonies of Java and Borneo. The map of Java includes a table comparing the elevations of its mountains. The maps are bordered by elaborate vignettes of animals, a view of the town of Kuching, and local men and women illustrating the dress of different regions and classes.


Condition: A

Margin has been trimmed on left edge resulting in minor loss of vignettes.

Estimate: $190 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 11/28/2012