The Maps of Bert Twaalfhoven

From the Collections at Fordham University Libraries

13) Novi Belgii, quod nunc Novi Jorck vocatur, Novaeque Anglia et partis Virginiae. (New Netherland, Which is Now Called New York, and New England and Part of Virginia.) 1671.

Mapmakers: John Ogilby and Arnoldus Montanus

A very attractive map with a large cartouche depicting Indians engaged in hunting, preparing food, and other activities. It was the first map in the Jansson-Visscher series on which the place names for New York City, New Jersey, and Albany appear.

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