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antony van diemens land engraving frederick ottens francois valentyn

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Antony Van Diemens Land

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"Anthony van Diemens Land : vertoont hem aldus als gy uyt den westen komt, en zyt op de zuyder breete van 421/2 graad / F. Ottens fec. direxit' Engraving depicting the voyage of Abel Janszoon Tasman (c 1603-1659) to Tasmania and his ships the 'Heemskerck' and 'Zeehaen'. Plate no. 1A from: 'Oud en nieuw Oost-indien. v. 3. pt. 2, Verhandeling der Zee-horenkens en Zee-gewassen' by Francois Valentyn. On verso: ""Banda"". [p.] 47. At top of title: ""84 Beschryvinge van."" Platemark intact but sheet trimmed just below the image.
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artist Frederick Ottens / Francois Valentyn
method Copper-line engraving
date 1724-1726
size 138mm by 170mm (platemark)
SKU AU8139