Manatūs (Manhattan) - Map of New York Region in 1639 by Joan Vinckeboons


Map of New York in 1639 by Joan Vinckeboons.  Original title: MANATVS gelegen op de Noot [Noort] Rivier. Language: Dutch / Flemish.

Description: Manuscript. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Covers New York City region. Pictorial map showing buildings and points of interest. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the third volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps of New-Netherland and Manhattan drawn on the spot by Joan Vingboons in 1639."

Source: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division.

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