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Title
Afbeeldinge van de Stadt Amsterdam in Nieuw Neederlandt
Additional title: The Castello plan
Names
Cortelyou, Jacques (Surveyor)
Collection

I. N. Phelps Stokes Collection of American Historical Prints

Individual prints, drawings, paintings and maps in the Stokes Collection.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1860 - 1940 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Topics
New York (N.Y.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Citation/reference: Stokes 1660-B-42A
Citation/reference: Deák 044. See also Deák 45.
Biographical/historical: According to Deák "This drawing was probably copied by an unknown draftsman around 1665-1670 from the survey made by Jacques Cortelyou in the summer of 1660, now lost."
Biographical/historical: The Castello plan is the earliest known plan of New Amsterdam, and the only one dating from the Dutch period. This drawing and the Manatus map of the island reproduced earlier (entry 31) are among the most important topographical documents that have survived from the period of the Dutch rule of New York.
Physical Description
Photographs
Extent: 1 photograph ; 48.1 x 63.7 cm.
Description
This is a full size photograph of "The Castello plan" manuscript map in the Biblioteca Medicea-Laurenziana of Florence, Italy. The Castello plan is the earliest known plan of New Amsterdam, and the only one dating from the Dutch period.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1ea7d320-c5ed-012f-3967-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Afbeeldinge van de Stadt Amsterdam in Nieuw Neederlandt" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-7c0b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Afbeeldinge van de Stadt Amsterdam in Nieuw Neederlandt" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-7c0b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1940). Afbeeldinge van de Stadt Amsterdam in Nieuw Neederlandt Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-7c0b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Afbeeldinge van de Stadt Amsterdam in Nieuw Neederlandt