How Asia looked to Europeans in 1640. Printed in Amsterdam and designed by Willem and Jan Blaeu.
It’s interesting how accurately detailed the Indonesian archipelago is compared to larger continents like India and Japan. This must have something to do with the Netherlands stronghold over the “Dutch East Indies” at this time. The borders details are also amazing, showcasing the different nation’s clothing to the right and left with interior city maps at the top, including Goa and Macau.