The Geldermalsen – History and Porcelain

Jorg, C.J.A.

ISBN/ISSN: 9070295296
Category: Ceramics
Keywords: Geldermalsen, ceramics, Michael Hatcher
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11.25″
Pages: 123
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Kemper Publishers, Groningen (1986), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book begins by telling the story of the VOC and life in Canton, China in 1751.
However, most of the book is about the shipwreck of the “Geldermalsen” (Nanking Cargo), which sank near Singapore in 1752, and it’s fabulous cargo of ceramics. The wreck was salvaged by Michael Hatcher in 1985.