Islands of the Maluku Archipelago - Year 1724 Cardboard Frame

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Islands of the Maluku Archipelago - Year 1724 Cardboard Frame 7 7

Title:

De Landvoogdy van Amboina met de elf onderhoorige Eylanden

Year:

1724

Maker:

Francois Valentyn

Size:

440 x 226 mm

Description:

Map of the central islands of the Maluku Archipelago (Moluccas), the famed Spice Islands of Indonesia, including Seram, Buru, Ambon, and the Banda Islands. The Maluku Islands were the only source of nutmeg and cloves in the world for many centuries and its true location was a closely kept secret by traders who knew of them. European exploration of Southeast Asia was motivated by the desire to find these islands and have monopolies of their own. Originally published in Amsterdam in the year 1724 by Francois Valentyn.