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Publisher: HULST VAN KEULEN, Wed.G.
Title: Straat Riouw onder opzicht van de commissie tot verbetering der Indische Zeekaarten..
Published: Amsterdam 1843

Size: 33.5 x 33.9 inches.
85.0 x 86.0 cm.
Colouring: Uncoloured.
Condition:  2 sheets joined and laid down on a sheet of blue paper. Good and dark impression. 2 folds as issued. Faint traces of humidity along upper margin, slightly frayed. Repair of 3, 2cm long, tears along the juncture of the sheets.
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Very large and rare so called Blue back chart centered on the strait passing between the Riau Islands. It contains an inset map with enlarged details of Riouw harbor on Bintang Island.
Coastal profiles are shown in the lower left corner of the chart.

The chart is prepared by W.H.Dittlof Tjassens, P.A.J.Bloijs van Treslong Prins and J.van Gogh during an expedition in 1840 by the ship Nehalennia under command of Captain F.G.van der Plaat. The chart is engraved by D.Veelwaard Jr. And published in 1843 by Jacob Swart.
When Gerard Hulst van Keulen died in 1801, his widow ran the firm until her death in 1810, at which time Johannes Hulst van Keulen became the last van Keulen to run the firm.
In 1823, Jacob Swart entered the service of the van Keulen firm, and in 1844, with the death of Johannes Hulst van Keulen, head of the van Keulen Chartmakers was passed to Jacob Swart. When Jacob died in 1866, he was succeeded by his son, Jacob Swart, Jr. Finally the possessions of the firm were sold at auction in 1885.

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