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Number: 3217
Continent: Africa
Region: South
Place Names: Cape Town, Capetown, South Africa
Year of Origin: 1726
Title: Gezicht van Kaap Der Goede Hope als men op de Reede legt.
Language: Dutch
Publish Origin: Amsterdam
Height: 26.8
Width: 35.7
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Color Type: No Color
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Publisher: Francois Valentyn - Valentijn
Other Contributors: VOC Dutch East India Company
Northernmost Latitude: -33.85
Southernmost Latitude: -33.95
Westernmost Longitude: 18.4
Easternmost Longitude: 18.45
Measurement Notes: modern estimates
Notes: source Swaen; engraved view of Capetown, very early settlement and fort, published by Francois 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-Indies'' which remains one of the most important primary sources for the East Indies and neighboring lands.
Last updated: Sep 30, 2017