Tuesday, February 20, 2007

The Atlas of Mutual Heritage

Batavia marketplace
Maps, drawings, prints and paintings of locations related to the Dutch East India Company (Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie, VOC) and the West-Indische Compagnie (WIC). An interesting and information-rich site, rather spoiled by its cumbersome interface (I assume a misguided attempt to thwart image stealers). The above image was obtained using the laborious screen dump, cut and paste method. Link…

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