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[Chart of the Indian Ocean] [cartographic material] / [by Abraham Anias]
Bib ID 4267995
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Anias, Abraham, 1694-1750
 
Online Versions
Scale Not drawn to scale (E 32°00--E 106°00'/N 28°00'-- S 26°00'). 
Description [Middelburg, Netherlands : Abraham Anias, 1730] 
1 ms. map : col., vellum ; 61.6 x 84.2 cm. 
Biography/History

The Dutch East India Company (Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie or VOC in Dutch, literally "United East Indian Company") was a chartered company established in 1602 and operated until 1796.

Notes

Untitled manuscript map of the Indian Ocean with the coasts of East Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, Persian Gulf, India, Southeast Asia, western parts of Java and Australia, Madagascar and small islands produced by the VOC Zeeland Chamber (Dutch United East India Company) showing the characteristic compass rose and the style of lettering and drawing of Abraham Anias, official examiner of the steersmen and chart-maker. Includes a faint pencil line from Java to the south of Africa. The map has been used as bookbinding and is missing corners and left and lower margins.

Title supplied by cataloguer.

Compass rose in centre left.

Accompanied by booklet entitled: An important vellum manuscript chart of the Dutch East India Company. [Netherland] : Leen Helmink, [2007?]

Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: http:/­/­nla.gov.au/­nla.map-rm4096

Subjects Nautical charts - Indian Ocean - Early works to 1800.  |  Indian Ocean - Maps - Early works to 1800.
Time Coverage 1730 
Also Titled

VOC chart

An important vellum manuscript chart of the Dutch East India Company.

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