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Title: Plate nr. 3. 'Aussicht von Ternate'
Description: Amsterdam, 1669. Obl. 4to. Copperengr. view from Nieuhof, unsigned. Depicting the city of Ternate and the vulcano Gamalama. 17th c. Meas. appr. 18 x 21. German captions and legenda. Lower lefthand corner 'Suppl. zum VIII Bande No 3' From the German Nieuhof, 'Die Gesantschaft der Ost Indianischen Gesellschaft', 1669. In 1607 this Portuguese stronghold was captured by the VOC. The fortress near the city of Ternate was destroyed and rebuilt under the new name Oranje'. Ternate was the seat of the Governor General until the foundation of Batavia in 1619.

Keywords: Nederlands Indie prints Netherlands East Indies east indies

Price: EUR 190.00 = appr. US$ 206.50 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 6827