Jakarta Batavia early town plan Indonesia. de Fer 1705
Title: Plan de Batavia.
Attractive old townplan of Batavia designed during the Dutch domination over Indonesia in the VOC period.
Nicholas de Fer (1646 – 1720) mapmaker, cartographer and colorist.
The son of cartographer Antoine de Fer. Nicholas was established as an engraver, cartographer and map publisher in Paris. Nicolas began his career with an apprenticeship to the engraver Louis Spirinx in Paris. After his death in 1720 De Fer’s property was divided between his sons-in-law Guillaume Danet, François Bénard and Rémi Richer.
Fine hand coloring engraved copper plate map.
16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints. ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COPPER PLATE ENGRAVING, HAND COLORED. Engraving is Absolutely Guaranteed authentic original map.
Size: Sheet app.: 35 x 22 cm. 13.5 x 8.75 inches. Image app.: 29 x 16 cm. 11.5 x 6.25 inches. Condition: Very good, fold as published.