Subject: Plate I5: A Jamaican /Kacique kings court in Comagre, which has a room, where dead corpses are kept.
Condition: Excellent given age. General age related toning and light staining. Plates with original folding. Some small tears in margin. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Copperplate engraving on verge type hand laid paper with watermark (not visible on all sheets).
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 23 x 17.5 cm. The image size is ca. 18 x 13.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 9.1 x 6.9 inch. The image size is ca. 7.1 x 5.3 inch.
Part Number: 33496
Location: C213-19
Description: This plate originates from: 'Naaukeurige Versameling der Gedenk-waardigste Zee en Land-reysen, na Oost en West-Indien, Mitsgaders andere Gewesten, ter eerster Ontdekking enn soo vervolgens van Verscheyde Volkeren, meerendels door Vorsten, of Maatschappyen Derwaarts gesonden, gedaan; Zedert het jaar 1508 tot 1513 ...', (transl.: Accurate accounts of memorable sea and land-voyages, to the East and West Indies and other regions, first discovering by different nations, mostly kings or companies send there; since 1508-1513.), published by Pieter Van Der Aa, Leiden 1706-1708. This section is part of this book and titled: 'Aankomst van Jean d'Ezquebel ter bevolking van Jamaica door den Admiraal Diego Kolumbus, van Hispaniola derwaards gezonden, in 't Jaar 1510 ... van Cuba door Diego Velasquez gedaan in 't jaar 1511.' (Transl.: Arrival of Jean d'Ezquebel with the inhabitants of Jamaica, send there by Admiral Diego Columbus from Hispaniola, in the year 1510 ... to Cuba by Diego Velasquez in the year 1511. )

Artists and Engravers: Publisher: Pieter van der Aa (Leiden 1659 - 1733) was a Dutch publisher best known for preparing maps and atlases. Engraver: some plates or emblems in this work have the initials J.G. (Jan Goeree.) Jan Goeree (1670 � 1731) was a draughtsman, engraver, poet and author; mainly active in Amsterdam. The son of Willem Goeree and pupil of Gerard de Lairesse.