C1689

Nieuwe pascaert van Oost Indien verthoonenende hen van C. de Bona Esperanca tot den het Landt van Eso geleyt op wassende graeden en van veel fouten verbetert met Priviligie voor 15 laar.

Mapmaker:

Johannes van Keulen (1654 - 1715)

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Nieuwe pascaert van Oost Indien verthoonenende hen van C. de Bona Esperanca tot den het Landt van Eso geleyt op wassende graeden en van veel fouten verbetert met Priviligie voor 15 laar.

Date:

C1689

Mapmaker:

Johannes van Keulen (1654 - 1715)

Condition:

Toned, with browning of Verdigris (green), otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

590mm 
x 525mm

Paper Size: 

712mm 
x 555mm
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Nieuwe pascaert van Oost Indien verthoonenende hen van C. de Bona Esperanca tot den het Landt van Eso geleyt op wassende graeden en van veel fouten verbetert met Priviligie voor 15 laar. - Antique Print from 1689

Genuine antique
dated:

1689

Description:

  1.                                                Van Keulen sea chart 1689

The rare second state of the most sought after chart of the East Indies, from one of the most important Dutch sea atlas of the C17th, with full original hand colouring.

A rare and important large scale sea chart of East Indies by van Keulen, showing the Dutch sea routes from Africa to the East Indies. With an elaborate title at top left featuring, various animals and it’s famous Tartar decapitation scene. The lower cartouche includes, the map makers name, publication date and two dolphins at the top. In this 2nd state the four figures which sat above the dolphins, as well as five galleons in the seas and an elephant to the right of top cartouche have been removed.

Australia is shown with the discoveries made by Abel Tasman on his two voyages of exploration in 1642-1644. The V.O.C. (Dutch East India Company) had appointed Tasman on 1 August 1642 as commander of the Heemskerck and Zeehaen, with instructions to explore the unknown and previously undiscovered areas of the South Land, the south-east coast of New Guinea and surrounding islands.

Tasman’s two voyages resulted in the charting of the northern, north-western and southern limits of the continent, as well as the discovery of part of the west coast of New Zealand. The map also records the following earlier Dutch discoveries on the Australian coast: Hartog in the Eendracht 1616, Houtman in the Dordrecht and Amsterdam 1619, the van Leeuwin 1622Carstensz in the Leijden 1623, Nuyts in the Gulden Zeepaert  1627 and de Wit in the Vianen 1628

From van Keulens, Groote nieuwe vermeerderde zee-atlas ofte water-werelt

Koeman, Vol. IV, Keu 1, p.387, Tooley Pg 205 map 38  

Collections: 

National Library of Australia:  Bib ID2663138 (1680 edition) (uncoloured)
State Library of New South Wales: CALL NUMBER: D Z/ Cb 68/ 12

Biography:

Johannes van Keulen (1654–1715)

Johannes van Keulen was a Dutch maritime publisher, bookseller and instrument making business in Amsterdam in 1678. In 1680 he had obtained a privilege from Holland and West Friesland to print pilot guides and sea atlases. His first major production was the atlas ‘Nieuwe Lichtende Zee-Fakkel’, illustrated by Jan Luyken and with maps by Claes Jansz Vooght.  Van Keulen also produced a ‘Zee-Atlas’

The van Keulen cartographic business continued for nearly two centuries and dominated the production of sea charts for Dutch mariners. He was appointed hydrographer to the Dutch East India Company (VOC) in 1706. His grandson, Jan II van Keulen (1704–1770) took over the business in 1726. 

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