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A Ship at Sea: Ludolf Bakhuizen (Dutch, Emden 1630–1708 Amsterdam) Date: mid-17th–early 18th century

A Ship at Sea Ludolf Bakhuizen (Dutch, Emden Amsterdam) Date: century Medium: Pen and brown ink, gray wash, over traces of black chalk

Toonneel der Steden, (Stedenboek) Blaeu, 1649, detail.  Notice the towing barge drawn by a horse on the right side of the map.  It is the towing barge or ‘trekschuit’ to Franeker. These towing barges became  popular in the Dutch Republic in the 17th century and were a first form of well organised public transport, that amazed many visitors to the Low Countries.

Toonneel der Steden, (Stedenboek) Blaeu, 1649, detail. Notice the towing barge drawn by a horse on the right side of the map. It is the towing barge or ‘trekschuit’ to Franeker. These towing barges became popular in the Dutch Republic in the 17th century and were a first form of well organised public transport, that amazed many visitors to the Low Countries.

Planisphæri cœleste, Celestial map from the 17th century, by the Dutch cartographer Frederik de Wit.

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Planisphæri cœleste {{en}}Celestial map from the century, by the Dutch cartographer Frederik de Wit

"Vaisseau de ligne", by Pierre Puget

"A Frigate at Sea", Pierre Puget (French, Château Follet Fougette)…

De paarse gebieden vormden de Hollandse waterlinie in het rampjaar 1672

De paarse gebieden vormden de Hollandse waterlinie in het rampjaar 1672

Carte de la Defcente des Anglais et Hollandais dans l'Anse de Camaret, le 18 Juin 1694. 1780 Manuscript Illustration of the Battle of Camaret, France (1694) CamaretFrance-manuscript-1780  Extraordinary manuscript illustration of 17th century Battle of Camaret.

Carte de la Defcente des Anglais et Hollandais dans l'Anse de Camaret, le 18 Juin 1780 Manuscript Illustration of the Battle of Camaret, France Extraordinary manuscript illustration of century Battle of Camaret.

Julius Porcellis, SEESTURM AN DER KÜSTE., Auktion 903 Alte Kunst (900 C), Lot 1126

Julius Porcellis, SEESTURM AN DER KÜSTE., Auktion 903 Alte Kunst (900 C), Lot 1126

An English Ship and other Shipping off Castle Cornet, Guernsey by Jacob Knyff (17th century)

An English Ship and other Shipping off Castle Cornet, Guernsey, second half of by Jacob Knyff

houghtonlib: Manual of navigation : manuscript, [1697?]. MS Typ 805  Houghton Library, Harvard University

houghtonlib: “ Manual of navigation : manuscript, MS Typ 805 Houghton Library, Harvard University ”

Adriaen Block - Wikipedia

Adriaen Block 1614 map of Long Island as an island. The first appearance of the term New Netherland to describe the colony century drawing).

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