The Maps of Bert Twaalfhoven

From the Collections of Fordham University Libraries

Pas-Kaart vande Zee Kusten Inde Boght van Niew Engeland tusschen de Staaten Hoekven C. de Sable Door Vooght geometra t'Amsterdam, 1684

5)  Pas-Kaart vande Zee Kusten Inde Boght van Niew Engeland tusschen de Staaten Hoekven C. de Sable Door Vooght geometra t'Amsterdam. (Chart of the Sea Coast in the bend [of the Coast] of New England between Cape Cod and Cape de Sable by Vooght [Mathematics Co.] in Amsterdam) 1684.

Mapmaker: Johannes van Keulen


One of the earliest acquirable charts to focus on Maine and Northern New England. Depths, hazards, and other navigation information are given, along with a very decorative cartouche. The Van Keulen firm was the leading Dutch chart maker for two centuries.

 

 

 





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