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Ca.-1655 German wood-cut engraving showing East India Co. settlements in Indonesia.

Currency:USD Category:Art / Medium - Woodcut Start Price:100.00 USD Estimated At:125.00 - 200.00 USD
Ca.-1655 German wood-cut engraving showing East India Co. settlements in Indonesia.
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Ca.-1655 German wood-cut engraving showing East India Co. settlements in Indonesia. 8" x 6¼". Fine engraving showing two scenes: one with 2 Europeans in the foreground of a coastal settlement with 2 galleons in harbor and legend "Amboyna" at top in reference to Amboyna, Maluku Islands, Indonesia, where competing Dutch and British East India Cos. famously came to loggerheads; the other showing an erupting volcano on one of 2 islands, the other with a fort titled "Nassau Belgica" and with "I. Nera" at top and "M. Ganapus" to the left of the volcano, a reference to Mount Ganapus and Nera Island, Banda Islands, Indonesia. With Old German type on back, printed by J. Gottfreidt of Frankfurt, Germany, in the 1600s, excellent condition, rare.