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Creator:
Thorn, William, author.
Title:
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.
Published/Created:
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
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS646.27 .T46 1815+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Aquatint by Joseph Jeakes.
Printed by R. Wilks, 89, Chancery Lane.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 553
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in publisher's original marbled boards with cloth back.
Contents:
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.
Subject Terms:
British -- Indonesia -- Java.
Indonesia -- History -- British occupation, 1811-1816.
Indonesia -- History.
Java (Indonesia) -- Description and travel.
Java (Indonesia) -- History, Military.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1815.
Engravings -- 1815.
Contributors:
Jeakes, Joseph, engraver.
Egerton, Thomas, bookseller, publisher.
Wilks, Robert, active 1802-1839, printer.
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