'Kaart van het eiland Bali ten dienste der Utrechtsche Zending', ca. 1875
Many places are marked on this colored map of Bali, but it is not immediately clear where the missions of the Utrecht Missionary Society (UZV) are located. In addition to place-names, the infrastructure is also marked. A cartouche shows a native ruler with his servant, and was supposed to give an exotic touch to the whole.
The first mission association in the Netherlands, the Dutch Missionary Society (NZG) was founded in 1795, but around the middle of the 19th century a few split-offs took place due to theological and practical differences of opinion. The UZV was founded in 1857 and later had departments in several places. The UZV was only active in the Dutch East Indies, and from 1868 operated in Bali with two missionaries. The island was mainly Hindu and their drive to convert had some effect but also created tension. The colonial government urged the UZV to leave Bali after the murder with a club of one of them, J. de Vroom.
The origin of the map is not clear, but appears to be the same as the Kaart der Nederl. bezittingen op het eiland Nieuw-Guinea ten dienste der Utrechtsche Zending.