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Batavia in the East Indies C.1814

$ 11

Reproduction of a beautiful engraving of Batavia ports, roads, the city view and some sailing ships with the volcanoes on the back view. Originally published between 1811-1814.

Size: 35 cm x 46 cm (S) – 45,5 cm x 60 cm (M) – 80 cm x 60,3 cm (L)

Printed on canvas – vinyl

Batavia map c.1747

$ 35

Decorative Mid-18th century large German map of Batavia by  Johann Baptist Homann and originally published in the Homannischer Atlas around 1747. The plan shows the city and its immediate environs, the surrounding rice fields intersected by a network of waterways, canals and outlying fortifications. A detailed lettered key identifies the buildings and sites of importance of this capital and administrative centre of the Dutch East Indies. Inset views depict the city, Rathaus and the castle, whilst below there is a full-length black and white panorama of the city from the sea embellished on each side by portraits of native Javanese figures and exotic wildlife including a leopard and a cayman.

size image: 47 cm x 40 cm

Batavia Massacre c.1740

$ 36

An interesting and one of the few prints that show Batavia how it looked like in the mid-18th century. The Dutch  rulers followed the Dutch architactel way of building the houses, roads and canals. The only different was that in Batavia the build sunshades on they buildings. Showing in the print the terrible massacre of the Chinese that occurred in Batavia October 9th 1740, engraved by Adrian van der Laan of Amsterdam. The print shows Dutch troops firing cannon into Chinese houses on the banks of Kali Besar, slaughtering people as they fled their burning homes and waiting in boats to kill those that sought escape in the river; it is estimated that some 10,000 Chinese were killed. The massacre was prompted by tales of Chinese atrocities following the death of 50 Dutch soldiers at the hands of enraged Chinese sugar plantation workers who were protesting about Government repression and the declining sugar prices. This dramatic event is considered as the end of the Dutch golden age.

Size image: 39 cm x 53 cm

 

City Plan of Batavia c.1681

$ 36

This map of Batavia, nowadays Jakarta, was originally published by the Italian historian Gregorio Leti (1630-1710) and was based on the earlier map of Batavia published by Clement de Jonghe in 1650. At the bottom of the map is a view of the city from the sea: for most people this was the first glimpse of the city, after a long sailing journey. Shown are a few Dutch large size sailing vessels, the old Dutch Castle, the canals and the old city walls. 

Size: 50 cm x 40 cm

City Plan of Batavia c.1681

$ 15

This map of Batavia, nowadays Jakarta, was originally published by the Italian historian Gregorio Leti (1630-1710) and was based on the earlier map of Batavia published by Clement de Jonghe in 1650. At the bottom of the map is a view of the city from the sea: for most people this was the first glimpse of the city, after a long sailing journey. Shown are a few Dutch large size sailing vessels, the old Dutch Castle, the canals and the old city walls.

size : 53,5 cm x 43,5 cm (S) – 70 cm x 57 cm (M) – 93 cm x 76 cm (L)

Printed on canvas – vinyl

City view of Batavia c.1724

$ 35

Reproduction of a beautiful  engraving of Batavia roads, the city of Batavia and the Bogor volcanoes of Panggrano, Salak and Gede. Originally published in Francois Valentijn’s Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien in 1724-1726.

 

Early 20th century Plan of Batavia

$ 22

Map of the old city Batavia, nowadays named Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia. Originally printed for tourists who were visiting Batavia. The map was originally published by G. Kolff.

size image: 25 cm x 66 cm

Kali Besar c.1926

$ 35

Attractive print of the trading houses at the Kali Besar boulevard in Batavia, nowadays Jakarta. The original etching was published in 1923 by the Dutch artist Dirk Homberg.

size image: 57 cm x 24 cm

KLM Airlines 1934 Poster

$ 18

A decorative poster of KLM’s 1934 flight schedule and route map from Amsterdam to Batavia, a 14.350 km long route. KLM proudly advertised that it took five and a half days to reach the Dutch East Indies. Compared to 6 weeks on a ship, it sure made a difference! Shown is a globe presented as if seen from outer space, a starlit sky fills in the spaces around the globe which shows the route map. The aircraft shown is a Fokker F-XXXV

size : 61 cm x 44,6 cm (S)  –  81 cm x 58,5 cm (M)  –  107 cm x 77,6 cm (L)

Printed on canvas – vinyl.

Pasar Jakarta c.1926

$ 35

Attractive print of a market in Batavia, nowadays Jakarta. The original etching was published in 1923 by the Dutch artist Dirk Homberg.

size image: 57 cm x 24 cm

Plan de Batavia c.1750

$ 12

This French map of Batavia was originally published in Paris around 1750 in A.Prévost’s ‘l’Histoire générales des Voyages’ (General History of Voyages). The map shows the city and castle of Batavia with a key showing the main buildings and areas, the old Dutch castle and the old city walls.

Size: 30 cm x 23 cm

Plan of the Town and Castle of Batavia c.1780

$ 36

Attractive 18th century plan of Batavia with an alphanumeric key showing the main areas and buildings. The plan was engraved by A. van Krevelt of Amsterdam and originally published by Peter Conradi in 1780.

Size image: 63 cm x 37 cm

 

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