The Maps of Bert Twaalfhoven

From the Collections of Fordham University Libraries

20) Nieu Amsterdam, een stedeken in Noord Amerikaes Nieu Hollant, op het eilant Mankattan: Namaels Nieu Jork genaemt, toen het geraekte in't gebiet der Engelschen. (New Amsterdam, a Small Town in New Holland in North America, on the Island of Manhattan, Renamed New York when it Became Part of the Territory of the English) 1702.

Mapmaker: Peter Schenk

New Amsterdam is shown it as it appeared in 1673. It was published in Schenk's Hecatompolis. The view was copied from that found in the lower right of map 14.

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