Saturday, December 4, 2010

"Logie van Suratte," the headquarters building of the Dutch East India Company, from 'Pieter van den Broecke's Voyages to West Africa and Asia 1605-1630' by Isaac Commelin, Amsterdam, 1646;-LATER-- AFTER CAPTURE BY BRITISH

A depiction of the British factory in Surat, after the English had supplanted the Dutch (compare the Dutch "logie" above); a French engraving, c.1725

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