This contribution presents new archival and art historical research on the trade silverware aboard the Batavia and helps to understand the motivations and expectations held by Francisco Pelsaert and the VOC when commissioning these objects.
|Title of host publication||Shipwrecks of the Roaring 40s. Researching some of Australia’s earliest shipwrecks|
|Editors||Jeremy Green, Alistair Paterson|
|Place of Publication||Perth|
|Pages||211, 215-220, 309-311|
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Accepted/In press - 2020|