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Dutch ships in the Roadstead of Texel.
1671
Ludolf Backhuysen

Dutch ships in the Roadstead of Texel.  1671 Ludolf Backhuysen

This painting shows the merchant anchorage off the island of Texel, where ships of the Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) used to gather before setting sail for East Indies. In the middle is the 'Gouden Leeuw,' the flagship of Cornelis Tromp.

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