CHAP 14: I accidentaly stumbed on this picture on Pinterest trying to find something different but this Cape Dutch architecture is one in a million!! I just love everything about it; the symmetry, and the parapet gabled roof.

Antiques dealer Simon Olding realised a childhood dream by renovating an Cape-Dutch farmhouse near Stellenbosch.

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…

Governor-General Valckenier ordered the killings of ethnic Chinese. This Day in History: Mar 20, 1602: Dutch East India Company founded http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Adriaan Valckenier June 1695 – 20 June was Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1737 to Mainly remembered for his involvement in the 1740 Batavia massacre, Valckenier later died in a prison in Batavia

Statue of hig ranked maritime officer Jan Pieterszoon Coen (second in command in Indonesia) in front of the old VOC state house in Hoorn

Statue of hig ranked maritime officer Jan Pieterszoon Coen (he was twice first in command in the Dutch Indies (Indonesia) in front of the old VOC state house in Hoorn

Map of Russia compiled by Dutch East India Company principal cartographer Hessel Gerritsz (1580-1632) after a manuscript map and other sources provided to him by Isaac Massa (1586-1643), a Dutch merchant and diplomat who lived in Moscow for some time.  Massa wrote that he received a map of northern Russia from an unnamed friend, stating that he "would not divulge his name because the Russian who communicated the map to me would have incurred capital punishment if the matter had become…

Map of Russia compiled by Dutch East India Company principal cartographer Hessel Gerritsz (1580-1632) after a manuscript map and other sources provided to him by Isaac Massa (1586-1643), a Dutch merchant and diplomat who lived in Moscow for some time. Massa wrote that he received a map of northern Russia from an unnamed friend, stating that he "would not divulge his name because the Russian who communicated the map to me would have incurred capital punishment if the matter had become…

”The Antique Cannon Superstore - Dutch VOC Cannons”

”The Antique Cannon Superstore - Dutch VOC Cannons”

Museum Bahari - Jakarta, Indonesia.The maritime museum is located in one of the old Dutch East India Company Warehouses.

The maritime museum is located in one of the old Dutch East India Company Warehouses.

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