Dutch History game

BENDORP, Johannes ChritsianVaderlandsch Historiespel. Amsterdam, Keyzer and Vermandel, n.d. (1787)

Sheet: 560 x 642 mm; Etching. Skillfully restored.

Very rare Dutch board game with 80 spaces. The game begins with the arrival of the Batavians and ends with the foundation of the Kweekschool voor de Zeevaart (maritime college) in Amsterdam. Each space showing a scene or a portrait of Dutch history. J.C. Bendorp (1766-1849) was an important etcher and engraver from Dordrecht.

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