Spice Islands and the Indonesian Archipelago Frame

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Spice Islands and the Indonesian Archipelago Frame 5 5

Title:

Insulae Moluccae celeberrimæ sunt ob Maximamaromatum

Year:

1598

Maker:

Petrus Plancius

Size:

343 x 265 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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