Wall charts, history and European Identity

EU Culture Programme; Education and Culture DG

The Dutch in front of Jacatra (1618)

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Series:

History of the native country

Timeframe:

Regents and monarchs

Scene of action:

Java

Illustrator:

Eichman, J.H. en Altmann, H.

Publisher:

L. de Fouw, Goes

Year of publication:

1856

Themes:

Trade    War   

Governor-general Pieter Both settled in Bantam in 1610 and established a merchant settlement. The English resided in the Indies as well, which led to a battle. Dutchman Jan Pieterzoon Coen secured the Dutch victory over the area.