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Maker(s):Visscher, Claes Jansz.; Visscher, Nicolaes
Culture:Dutch (1587-1652); Dutch (1618-1709)
Title:Novi Belgii Novaeque Angliae nec non Partis Virginiae Tabula
Date Made:ca. 1684; after 1682
Type:Map; Print
Materials:Color etching
Place Made:Europe; Netherlands; Holland; Amsterdam
Accession Number:  MH 1991.4.85
Credit Line:Bequest of Helene Brosseau Black (Class of 1931)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Map of what is now the northeast part of the continental United States and south-eastern Canada. More general area names written horizontal across the land with city and town names written in their location. Illustrations of local animals interspersed over the portion of the map showing the land mass of North America. Three ships shown in the ocean portion of the map. Illustration of two forts along left edge of the map. Inset illustration of the settlement of New Belgium (which would later become New York) in the lower right, set in a frame that is flanked by two standing Native American figures, a woman to the left and a man to the right, and topped by an ornate framing device for the title.

maps; Native American; indigenous people; colonialism

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