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[The figurative map of Cornelis Hendricks.]

Image ID: 54908

[The figurative map of Cornelis Hendricks.] ([18--])

Image Details

Image Title

:  [The figurative map of Cornelis Hendricks.]

Additional Name(s)

: Hendricks, Cornelis -- Cartographer

Created Date

: [18--]

Depicted Date

: [1616]


: Watercolors

Specific Material Type

: Ms maps

Item Physical Description

: 1 drawing ; 107 x 47.1 cm.


: "The figurative map of Hendricks is the first manuscript map on which the name 'Manhattes' occurs. 'Manhattes' is shown as separated from Long Island, but it is not represented as an island. In this respect Hendricks's version marks a retrogression from the Block figurative map. Another difference from the two is the appearance here for the first time of the name 'Sandhoeck' (Sandy Hook), which was called 'Sandpunt' on the eaarlier map." Note 2.) 19th century copy of the original in the Algemeen Rijksarchiev in The Hague. Note 3.) Cartographer is probably Cornelis Hendricks. Note 4.) "The figurative map of Hendricks is the first manuscript map on which the name 'Manhattes'

Standard Reference

: Deák 020; Stokes 1616-B-6


: I. N. Phelps Stokes Collection of American Historical Prints. / Individual prints, drawings, paintings and maps in the Stokes Collection.


: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Print Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Digital ID

: 54908

Record ID

: 118144

Digital Item Published

: 9-15-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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