16th-century street map of Lisbon, Portugal,
re-used in 1672 to incorrectly represent the city of New Amsterdam.

This misrepresentation was created by Gerard Jollain and published in Paris, France in 1672.

« This representation includes an inset showing the relative location
of New Amsterdam within the New Holland colony »
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Lisbonne 1598
(Braun & Hogenberg)




Redraft of the Castello Plan New Amsterdam in 1660. North is to the left.
John Wolcott Adams (1874–1925) and I.N. Phelps Stokes (1867–1944)

original Castello plan - Wikipedia