Pascaarte van Nieu Nederlandt uytgegeven door Arnold Colom t'Amsterdam opt Water by de Nieuwe brugh in de Lichtende Colom
Origin: Europe, Netherlands, Amsterdam
OH: 22 1/6" x OW: 25 5/16"
Black and white line engraving with period color
Acc. No. 2017-66
Cartouche reads: "Pascaarte/ van/ NIEU NEDERLANDT/ uytgegeven/ door/ Arnold Colom./ t'Amsterdam/ opt Water by Nieuwe brugh in de Lich.tnde/ Colom."
Label:This chart was included in Arnold Colom's important sea atlas, "Zee-Atlas, ofte Water-Wereldt" first published in 1656. The large format, up-to-date cartographic information, and ornate decoration made this atlas one of the most notable Dutch atlases ever produced. It is an example of the third state. The corresponding map of the southeast is represented by 2017-67.
This copy published in William C. Wooldridge, "Mapping Virginia: From the Age of Exploration to the Civil War" (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012), #55, p. 61.