036 VOC

The United East Indian Company (Dutch: Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie; VOC), referred to by the British as the Dutch East India Company
Gerard van Keulen. In opdracht van prins Maurits verovert een Hollandse vloot in 1637 het  belangrijkste fort, Sao Jorge Da Mina = St. George d’Elmina (Mina, berg Sao Jorge) Na de verovering van het kasteel Da Mina wordt het versterkt door de aanleg van extra forten, zoals Coenraadsburg bovenop de berg St. Jorge. De stad is vooral belangrijk als slavendepot voor de West-Indische Compagnie.

Gerard van Keulen. In opdracht van prins Maurits verovert een Hollandse vloot in 1637 het belangrijkste fort, Sao Jorge Da Mina = St. George d’Elmina (Mina, berg Sao Jorge) Na de verovering van het kasteel Da Mina wordt het versterkt door de aanleg van extra forten, zoals Coenraadsburg bovenop de berg St. Jorge. De stad is vooral belangrijk als slavendepot voor de West-Indische Compagnie.

Fort Zeelandia (熱蘭遮城), also called the An Ping Fort, located near Tainan, Taiwan.  During the seventeenth century, when Europeans from many countries sailed to Asia to develop trade, Formosa became one of East Asia's most important transit sites, and Fort Zeelandia an international business center. On behalf of the Dutch East India Company, ships departed from Formosa and headed north to Japan, west to Fujian, or south to Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, India, Iran or Europe.

Fort Zeelandia (熱蘭遮城), also called the An Ping Fort, located near Tainan, Taiwan. During the seventeenth century, when Europeans from many countries sailed to Asia to develop trade, Formosa became one of East Asia's most important transit sites, and Fort Zeelandia an international business center. On behalf of the Dutch East India Company, ships departed from Formosa and headed north to Japan, west to Fujian, or south to Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, India, Iran or Europe.

The Return to Amsterdam of the Second Expedition to the East Indies, Hendrik Cornelisz. Vroom, 1599 - Rijksmuseum

The Return to Amsterdam of the Second Expedition to the East Indies, Hendrik Cornelisz. Vroom, 1599 - Rijksmuseum

Gezicht op de VOC werf te Middelburg, Jan Arends, 1778 - Zoeken - Rijksmuseum

Gezicht op de VOC werf te Middelburg, Jan Arends, 1778 - Zoeken - Rijksmuseum

Chinese proponeren were excecuted by the Dutch om 10 October 1740

Chinese proponeren were excecuted by the Dutch om 10 October 1740

Abel Janszoon Tasman - Abel Tasman on an Australian Stamp.  Abel Janszoon Tasman was born in the Netherlands in 1603 CE and in 1633, he joined the Dutch East India company and sailed to Batavia. In 1637 he was back in Holland (possibly to get married) and this time when he returned to Batavia, he took his wife with him.    In 1642 the Council of the Indies commissioned Tasman and several other sailors to explore and map this Terra Australis (unknown southern continent). ...

Abel Janszoon Tasman - Abel Tasman on an Australian Stamp. Abel Janszoon Tasman was born in the Netherlands in 1603 CE and in 1633, he joined the Dutch East India company and sailed to Batavia. In 1637 he was back in Holland (possibly to get married) and this time when he returned to Batavia, he took his wife with him. In 1642 the Council of the Indies commissioned Tasman and several other sailors to explore and map this Terra Australis (unknown southern continent). ...

Het vertrek van een hoogwaardigheidsbekleder uit Middelburg, Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne, 1615

Het vertrek van een hoogwaardigheidsbekleder uit Middelburg, Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne, 1615

Old Dutch! De terugkomst in Amsterdam van de tweede expeditie naar Oost-Indië, 19 juli 1599, Hendrik Cornelisz. Vroom, 1599 - Rijksmuseum

Old Dutch! De terugkomst in Amsterdam van de tweede expeditie naar Oost-Indië, 19 juli 1599, Hendrik Cornelisz. Vroom, 1599 - Rijksmuseum

Title of Engraving The Embassy of the Dutch East India Company from 1665..

Title of Engraving The Embassy of the Dutch East India Company from 1665..

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