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Number: 3176
Continent: Africa
Region: North
Place Names: Algiers, Algeria
Year of Origin: 1732
Title: De Stadt Algiers La Ville D'Alger
Language: Dutch
Publish Origin: Amsterdam
Height: 25.0
Width: 33.8
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Color Type: Full Color
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Publisher: Daniel Stoopendaal
Other Contributors: Lord Michiel de Ruyter,
Northernmost Latitude: 36.8
Southernmost Latitude: 36.7
Westernmost Longitude: 3.0
Easternmost Longitude: 3.1
Measurement Notes: modern estimates
Notes: [OLD WORLD] This scene illustrates an event c. 1633 in the life of Lord Michiel de Ruyter, the Dutch admiral who was sent to make a treaty with the Emir of Algiers, whose notorious Barbary pirates were disrupting the trade of the Dutch East India Company. De Ruyter's mission was successful, partially due to the presence of his large fleet of war ships.
Last updated: Sep 30, 2017