"D'Uytrusting der Engelze Maatschappye Onder den Generaal James Lancaster voor d'Eerste maal over Zee na d'Oost-Indien Gedaan", Aa, Pieter van der
Subject: Southeast Asia
Period: 1710 (circa)
Color: Black & White
9 x 6.1 inches
22.9 x 15.5 cm
This map of southeast Asia covers the region from eastern Africa, Arabia and India to the East Indies and Australia. It depicts the route of James Lancaster through Sumatra and Java, whose journey is credited with establishing the British East India Company. Lancaster's success in the region continued and he would later become a key officer in the company. Adorned by a decorative title cartouche illustrating the spice trade between the natives and European merchants.
A dark impression with one small rust spot near the center of the image.