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Title: Pas-Caert van Nieu Nederlandt,
Virginia, Nieu Engeland als mede Penn-silvania, met de Stad Philadefia,
van Baston to C. Carrik
Amsterdam: Doncker, 1698
Copperplate engraving, 54 x 63
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2. Published in his De Nieuwe Groote Vermeerderde
3. Digital image derived from slide of map held by the
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Pas-Caert van Nieu Nederland, Virginia, Nieu
Engeland as mede Penn-silvania, met de Stad Philadefia, van Baston to C.
This nautical chart appeared in the 1698 edition of Doncker's De
Nieuwe Vermeerderde Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Werelt. In spite of
its late date, this chart is part of a family of maps dating back to
around 1660. Similar charts were produced during the decades after
1660 by Pieter Goos, Arent Roogeveen, and Johannes van
Hendrick Donckerís chart is typical of the nautical charts
produced toward the end of the period of Dutch rule over New Netherland.
As a sea chart, it shows relatively little inland detail. Soundings and
rhumb lines are included for the benefit of sea captains. Shoals
and other navigational obsticals are also depicted. It is one of the
first maps to show part of the barrier beach on Long Islandís South
Shore. Even though this map includes a plan of the City of
Philadelphia, many Dutch place names are retained for New York and even
parts of New England (Connecticut is still identified as part of "Nieu
Nederland"). Dutch mapmakers were understandably reluctant to
acknowledge the English conquest of this area.
C. Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici , IV, 158-189.
Thomas Suarez, Shedding the Veil , no. 53.
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