Dutch East India Company wood or saw mill on the island two miles from Batavia ?, pub
Dutch East India Company wood or saw mill on the island two miles from Batavia called 'Onrost' or 'Unruhe', from a series of views of Batavia 'Schau-platz von Africa und Ost-Indien', published 1744 (engraving). Batavia was the name of the capital city of the Dutch East Indies that corresponds to modern day Central Jakarta, a province of Indonesia; established as a Dutch colony 1619; became the centre of the Dutch East India Company?s trading network in Asia.
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'The modern tradesman, or the glories of British commerce', 1774. Artist: G Terry
'The modern tradesman, or the glories of British commerce', 1774. A busy street scene, looking down Crown Court from Cheapside. The general theme is the downfall of City businessmen, and the print is a satire on the distress and financial failures of 1773-1774.
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Ivory inlay from Nimrud
Ivory inlay from Nimrud. One of the two identical pieces of which one is in the British Museum and the other was in Iraq, now missing. A lioness springs at a Nubian who falls back as the lioness closes its jaws on his throat. The background pattern incorporates Egyptian lotus. Culture: Phoenician. Date/Period: Last third of 8th century. Place of Origin: Nimrud, Assyria, Ancient Iraq. Material Size: Ivory. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Iraq Museum, Baghdad . Location: 16.
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