Oost Indien (Map, 1668) [WorldCat.org]
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Genre/Form: Early works
Maps
Maps Early works to 1800
Named Person: Abel Janszoon Tasman; Abel Janszoon Tasman
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Map, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Hugo Allard; Romeyn de Hooghe
OCLC Number: 733887321
Language Note: In Dutch and Latin.
Notes: Cartouche title.
Relief shown pictorially.
Area: Indian Ocean and surrounding countries including Hollandia Nova, Indonesia, New Guinea and China. The map depicts the trading territory of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) in the mid 17th century and the inclusion of Dutch discoveries in Australia.
Shows: rivers, lakes, islands, mountains, Dutch discoveries in Australia, illustrations of indigenous people in traditional dress and ships. At the foot of the map is a shield bearing the coat of arms for the House of Bourbon and Kingdom of Spain.
Includes latitude and longitude marks, and 3 bar scales in Dutch, Spanish and English miles.
Huych Allardt was the founder of the family of map makers, publishers and print sellers in Amsterdam. He is the publisher of the large "India quae Orientalis dicitur, et insulae adiacentes, t'Amsterdam, Gedruckt bij Huych Allardt, inde Kalverstraat inde Werelt-kaart."
The chart is lavishly decorated and signed by Romeyn de Hooghe, an important Dutch Baroque artist and engraver.
Description: 1 ms. map : color ; 71 x 89.2 cm, on sheet 74.8 x 92.3 cm
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scale [ca. 1:15 000 000].
Responsibility: Hugo Allardt excudit inde Kalver Araat Inde Wereldt Kaart Romano de Hoog[h]e ...

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