Insvlae Molvccae celeberrimae sunt ob maximam aromatum

Claes Jansz Visscher. 1617.

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This map of the East Indies was originally printed in the late sixteenth century to entice Dutch investors to take control of the region and the spice trade from the Portuguese. Note the spices (nutmeg, cloves, and sandalwood) on the bottom edge.

Metadata Details
Item Type Map
Title Insvlae Molvccae celeberrimae sunt ob maximam aromatum
Creator Claes Jansz Visscher
Publication Date 1617
Call Number Visscher 70
Location Special Collections