Nieuw Amsterdam opt Eylant Manhattans

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Parent Map: Novi Belgii Novaeque Angliae Nec Non Partis Virginiae Tabula Multis in locis emendata per Nicolaum Visscher

Title: Nieuw Amsterdam opt Eylant Manhattans

Creator: Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679

Publishing Location:

Region Depicted: Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)

Date Produced: 1683

Date Published: 1683

Language: Dutch

Subjects: Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) · Colonial cities

Map Type: Views

Dimensions: Map Inset

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Brief Description: Panoramic inset view of "Nieuw Amsterdam" (New Amsterdam) as it appeared in about 1652; this is the third known engraved view of New York, with its detailed depiction of topography, dwellings, the fort, a church, a windmill, a crane, and gallows. Includes a key in bottom margin describing buildings depicted.

Physical Description: Map Inset

Theme: From Colonies to Local Control: Mapping North America, 1494 to 1867