A Map of the East Indies by Herman Moll

This map by Herman Moll, a Dutch geographer based on London, is dedicated to the Directors of the East India Company. It depicts the East Indies, with detailed captions explaining the territories belonging to England, Spain, France, Holland, Denmark and Portugal. It also features inset plans of the city of Bantam, Fort St. George, Madras and Batavia, as well as inset views of the cities of Goa and Surat.

Date/Period
Early 18th century
Dimension
Object size: 63 x 103 cm, Frame size: 88 x 127.5 cm
Accession No.
2016-00049
Material
paper (fiber product)
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Category
Maps