17 juillet 2018

New Amsterdam 1672 / Lisbonne 1598

 

nouvel-amsterdam1672

 
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.
http://fineartamerica.com/featured/lisbon-as-new-amsterdam-library-of-congress-geography-and-map-division.html


« This representation includes an inset showing the relative location
of New Amsterdam within the New Holland colony »
Library of Congress webpage :
http://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/portam/nyc.html

via Twitter
http://twitter.com/LOCMaps/status/1017507388125933568


lisbon1598


Lisbonne 1598
(Braun & Hogenberg)
http://historic-cities.huji.ac.il/portugal/lisbon/lisbon.html

 

 

new-amsterdam-1660-1916

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)
http://www.nyhistory.org/web/crossroads/gallery/all/castello_plan_redraft.html

original Castello plan - Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Amsterdam



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