Map of New York in 1639 - Noort Rivier in Niew Neerlandt
Map of New York in the 17th Century. It shows the Hudson River ("Noort Rivier") from Manhattan Island to Albany, natural features and other geographical entities in the region. Language: Dutch / Flemish.
It is attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps. It is 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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