A time of transition for the Dutch East Indies
By BUIJSKES, Pieter Johan , 1876

Kleine Soenda Eilanden en aangrenzende vaarwaters.

Asia Southeast Asia
  • Author: BUIJSKES, Pieter Johan
  • Publication place: [The Hague]
  • Publisher: Departement van Marine te 's Gravenhage Afdeeling Hydrographie
  • Publication date: 1876 [but 1886].
  • Physical description: Lithographed chart with contemporary hand-colour in part; toned and frayed at the edges with minor loss.
  • Dimensions: 700 by 860mm. (27.5 by 33.75 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 17559


Sheet one, showing the eastern end of Java, the islands of Bali, Lombok, and West Nusa Tengarra, of several large-scale maps of the Dutch East Indies during a time of transition. From a time now referred to as the Liberal Period (circa 1870 to 1900), in which private capitalism had an increasing influence on colonial policy in the Dutch Indies, previously largely operated under a government run Cultivation System.

Produced by the Dutch Ministerie van Marine under the direction of Pieter Johan Buijskes (1829-1910), former captain in the Dutch navy. First issued in 1876, but here reprinted in 1886.

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