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Number: 2808
Continent: Africa
Region: South
Place Names: Cape Town, Capetown, South Africa
Year of Origin: 1726
Title: [Untitled Cape Town]
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Language: Dutch
Publish Origin: Amsterdam
Height: 26.6
Width: 35.1
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
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Color Type: No Color
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Publisher: Francois Valentyn - Valentijn
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Northernmost Latitude: -33.85
Southernmost Latitude: -34.0
Westernmost Longitude: 18.4
Easternmost Longitude: 18.5
Measurement Notes: modern estimates
Notes: Joppin; View and Plan of Cape of Good Hope with the Dutch settlements. A lettered key in lower right corner. Fran?is Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and traveled extensively in the VOC's lands. He is best known for his monumental history and description, "Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indi?" which remains one of the most important primary sources for the East Indies and neighboring lands.
Last updated: Jun 21, 2017