Amsterdam: WIC headquarters, inner courtyard
Date of first edition: 1805
Date of this map: 1805
Dimensions copper plate(not including margins): 28,5 x 38 cm
Dimensions (including margins): 36,5 x 49 cm
Condition: Very good copper engraving on strong paper and wide margins. Centre fold as published. .
Condition rating: A+
From: Nieuwe atlas, van de voornaamste gebouwen en gezigten der stad Amsterdam, met derzelver beknopte beschryvingen, second edition by Maaskamp – first edition by Fouquet
View on the ‘West-Indisch-Huys’ and courtyard, in Amsterdam.
Left the back of the main building. The West India Company had its seat from 1674 to 1792 in the building of the former Voetboogdoelen, Singel 425. Print 37 from the Atlas of Fouquet in the reissue of Evert Maaskamp.
Title in Dutch and French
Drawing by H. Schouten
Published in Nieuwe atlas, van de voornaamste gebouwen en gezigten der stad Amsterdam, met derzelver beknopte beschryvingen, second edition. This is a marvellous town-atlas, the greatest work describing 18th century Amsterdam with its houses and buildings set up in their environments of places and canals.