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Novum Amsterodamum. (New Amsterdam), 1671

This map first appeared in Montanus’ book De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld, published in Amsterdam in 1671. It depicts New Amsterdam as it looked in 1651. Subsequently it appeared in a number of other books. It is possibly based on a drawing by Augustine Herrman made in 1656 or 57.

Redraft of the Castello Plan, 1916

Redraft of the Castello Plan of New Amsterdam in 1660, drawn in 1916.