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Nicolas Visscher

Indiae Orientalis nec non Insularum Adiacentium nova descriptio per Nicolaum Visscher cum privilegio Ordinum Hollandiae et Westfrisiae


First included in Jansson's Novus Atlas 1657-58, this map shows the East Indies, the north coast of Australia, Carpentaria, and New Guinea. Tasman's second voyage of discovery in 1644 is indicated. A lavish cartouche depicts the exotic riches the Dutch found in the East Indies.