Spice Islands and the Indonesian Archipelago Cardboard Frame

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Spice Islands and the Indonesian Archipelago Cardboard Frame 36 36

Title:

Insulae Moluccae celeberrimæ sunt ob Maximamaromatum

Year:

1598

Maker:

Petrus Plancius

Size:

373 x 295 mm

Description:

Engraved by Petrus Plancius, the great Dutch engraver and first Hydrographer to the Dutch East India Company (VOC), and made after the latest and highly secret Portuguese sources. The map provides the most detailed cartographic knowledge of the region at the end of the 16th century that was collected by Huygen van Linschoten, the young Dutch secretary to the Portuguese Archbishop of Goa. 

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