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View of Hoogly on the Ganges

HEYDT. Johann Wolfgang.

Ein Prospect der Stadt und Vestung Hougly, an den Fluss Ganges gelegen.
Nuremberg, c 1741. 240 x 275mm.

A prospect of the town and fortress of Hoogly, located on the Ganges, from Heydt's 'Allerneuster geographisch- und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien'.
Johann Wolfgang Heydt was a German who joined the VOC (Dutch East India Company) in 1733, leaving for the east that year. He spent over two years in Sri Lanka before moving to Batavia. However he was allowed to resign for health reasons in 1740, after which he returned to Germany. He produced this book four years later, engraving his sketches himself.


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Stock Id :17785

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View of Hoogly on the Ganges

HEYDT. Johann Wolfgang.

Ein Prospect der Stadt und Vestung Hougly, an den Fluss Ganges gelegen.
Nuremberg, c 1741. 240 x 275mm.

A prospect of the town and fortress of Hoogly, located on the Ganges, from Heydt's 'Allerneuster geographisch- und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien'.
Johann Wolfgang Heydt was a German who joined the VOC (Dutch East India Company) in 1733, leaving for the east that year. He spent over two years in Sri Lanka before moving to Batavia. However he was allowed to resign for health reasons in 1740, after which he returned to Germany. He produced this book four years later, engraving his sketches himself.


Stock ID : 17785

£220

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