Indonesia Map Fortification Batavia Jakarta Bellin 1754
Title: Batavia assiege en 1629 – Batavia A 1629 belegerd.
The Siege of Batavia was a military campaign led by Sultan Agung of Mataram to capture the Dutch port-settlement of Batavia in Java. The first attempt was launched in 1628, and the second in 1629, both were unsuccessful. Jan Pieterszoon Coen, the Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies managed to repel the sieges and beat off all of Sultan Agung's attacks.
Mapmaker Cartographer: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772) Bellin was born in Paris. He was hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, member of the Académie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London. Over a 50 year career, he produced a large number of maps of particular interest to the Ministère de la Marine. Publisher: Antonine de Prevost d' Exile's Histoire generale des voyages.
Engraver: Jakob van der Schley aka Jakob van Schley (26 July 1715 Amsterdam - 12 February 1779 Amsterdam) was a Dutch draughtsman and engraver. He studied under Bernard Picart (1673-1733)
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Sheet app.: 40 x 27 cm. 15.75 x 11 inches. Image app.: 27.5 x 19 cm. 11 x 7.5 inches. Condition: Very good clean engraving, fold as published.