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Thorn, William
Memoir of the conquest of Java : with the subsequent operations of the British forces, in the Oriental archipelago : to which is subjoined a statistical and historical sketch of Java with an account of its dependencies / by Major William Thorn, Late Deputy Quarter-Master-General to the forces serving in Java ; illustrated by plans, charts, views, ec.
London : Printed for T. Egerton, Military Library, Whitehall, 1815.
[London] : Printed by R. Wilks, 89, Chancery-Lane, [1815]
Physical Description:
xxiv, 369, [1] pages, [36] leaves of plates (16 folded) : illustrations, maps ; 31 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS646.27 .T46 1815+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Aquatint by Joseph Jeakes.
Printed by R. Wilks, 89, Chancery Lane.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 553
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in publisher's original marbled boards with cloth back.
Subject Terms:
British -- Indonesia -- Java.
Indonesia -- History -- British occupation, 1811-1816.
Indonesia -- History.
Java (Indonesia) -- Description and travel.
Java (Indonesia) -- History, Military.
Aquatints -- 1815.
Engravings -- 1815.
Jeakes, Joseph, engraver.
Egerton, Thomas, bookseller, publisher.
Wilks, Robert, active 1802-1839, printer.

  • Sketch of the Island of Java
  • Tract of the British Fleets
  • The Army brigaded
  • Landing at Chillinching
  • Route of the British Army
  • Plan of Action near Weltervreeden
  • Plan of attack on Cornelis
  • Environs of Samarang
  • Enemy's positions at Jatty near Samarang
  • Harbour of Grissee
  • Tract pursued by the British forces
  • River of Palimbang
  • Batteries at Borang
  • Sketch of palaces, forts and batteries of Palimbang
  • Sketch of the fortified Cratten
  • Eastern Archipelago
  • (Amboyna harbour)
  • Banda Isles
  • Departure from High Islands or 3d rendezvous of the Fleet
  • Town House at Batavia
  • Castle and wharf at Batavia
  • Fort, palace and line of defence at Palimbang
  • Funeral of a Oey Hingho, or Captain of the Chinese, at Batavia
  • Fort Cheribon
  • Fort Taggal
  • Samarang from the land side
  • Fort Salatiga
  • Water palace at Djoejo Carta
  • Fort Damack
  • Fort Japara
  • Fort Joana
  • Fort Rambang
  • Gressie
  • Sourabaya River
  • Passarouang.

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