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Photo, Print, Drawing Gustaaf Willem Baron van Imhoff, Governor General of the Dutch East India Company. Gustaaf Willem Baron van Imhoff, Gouverneur Generaal van Neerl. Indie. ÆT. XXXIX

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Title

  • Gustaaf Willem Baron van Imhoff, Governor General of the Dutch East India Company.

Other Title

  • Gustaaf Willem Baron van Imhoff, Gouverneur Generaal van Neerl. Indie. ÆT. XXXIX

Summary

  • This engraving depicts Gustaaf Willem Baron van Imhoff (1705-50), who served as governor general of the Dutch East India Company from 1743 to 1750. Imhoff began working for the company in 1725, and held important posts in both Ceylon (present-day Sri Lanka) and the Dutch East Indies. He attempted to institute some progressive policies in the East Indies, such as establishing a school, post office, hospital, and newspaper. The engraving is from the collections of the KITLV/Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies in Leiden.

Names

  • Dijk, P. van Artist.

Created / Published

  • [place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1745.

Headings

  • -  Netherlands
  • -  Indonesia
  • -  1745
  • -  Dutch East India Company (VOC)
  • -  Governors-general

Notes

  • -  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
  • -  Original resource extent: Engraving; 50 x 32.5 centimeters.
  • -  Original resource at: Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and the Caribbean Studies KITLV.
  • -  Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.

Medium

  • 1 online resource.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021669846

Online Format

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Chicago citation style:

Dijk, P. Van Artist. Gustaaf Willem Baron van Imhoff, Governor General of the Dutch East India Company. Netherlands Indonesia, 1745. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021669846/.

APA citation style:

Dijk, P. V. A. (1745) Gustaaf Willem Baron van Imhoff, Governor General of the Dutch East India Company. Netherlands Indonesia, 1745. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021669846/.

MLA citation style:

Dijk, P. Van Artist. Gustaaf Willem Baron van Imhoff, Governor General of the Dutch East India Company. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021669846/>.