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If you have seen our Admiral Gardner coins then you are familiar with this seal.

Map of the Dutch colonial possessions in 1840 – including Dutch East Indies, Curaçao and Dependencies, Suriname and Dutch Gold Coast

Indonesia ~ Map of the Dutch colonial possessions in 1840 – including Dutch East Indies, Curaçao and Dependencies, Suriname and Dutch Gold Coast

Batavia This Day in History: Mar 20, 1602: Dutch East India Company founded http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Batavia This Day in History: Mar Dutch East India Company founded…

The Dutch built a little town on the southern tip of Manhattan Island. It was called New Amsterdam and it flourished by selling skins. The settlers sold otter, beaver, mink and seal skins. However New Amsterdam was a tiny town with only about 1,500 inhabitants in the mid-17th century. However some farmers cultivated the land on Manhattan and at Brooklyn. (The Bowery takes its name from Bouwerie the Dutch word for farm). Photo... new york city in 1776 disembarkation of british troops at new…

Disembarkation of British troops at New York City in Engraved by Francois Xavier Habermann.

The six chambers of the VOC / Dutch East India Company laid out on a map of the 17th century. I will also create a layout with the chambers of the West India Company on the same map soon.

The six chambers of the VOC / Dutch East India Company laid out on a map of the century. I will also create a layout with the chambers of the West India Company on the same map soon.

Elmina, Ghana  This was a difficult trip that was definitely worth it. Here we visited Elmina Castle, where slaves were captured and sent to the Americas, first by the Portuguese and then by the Dutch. It was very difficult to relive the horrible atrocities that took place, but it was very worthwhile to acknowledge and remember this horrible stain in human history. Highly recommend a visit

June + - Elmina Castle, Ghana * Visitors to Elmina Castle, a former slave trading post, are powerfully moved by its "Door of No Return", through which captured Africans were herded out of the fort and onto slave ships.

Jakarta was Batavia, by the Dutch, it was where the VOC stood for the world's trading center owned by the Dutch colonization.

Jakarta was Batavia, by the Dutch, it was where the VOC stood for the world's trading center owned by the Dutch colonization.

Map of the Castle and the City of Batavia 1681. Indonesia. List of Dutch colonial forts and possessions - Colonial Voyage

Dutch Batavia in built in what is now North Jakarta. This Day in History: Mar Dutch East India Company

Eene suikerfabriek (A cane sugar factory), Java, Indonesia

Eene suikerfabriek (A cane sugar factory), Java, Indonesia

Een opperkoopman van de VOC, vermoedelijk Jacob Mathieusen en zijn vrouw. Nura Elsheikh vindt dit schilderij mooi omdat je een duidelijk kan zien dat het een koopman is en omdat je de schepen op de achtergrond ziet die heel mooi zijn geschilderd.

Aelbert Cuyp A Senior Merchant of the Dutch East India Company, Jacob Mathieusen and his Wife Holland (c. Oil on Canvas, 138 x 208 cm.

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