Maps in Context restores the lost links between old maps and handwritten and printed sources.

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Detailed legend of Jacob Hengevelt's manuscript map 'Accurate marking of the Plantage Waterland'


Letter from Margaret of Parma to the High Court of Gelre and Zutphen


Account of the City of Amsterdam



Unknown/lost map, atlas or book

Copy of Joost Jansz Beeldsnijder's wall map of North Holland and West Friesland from 1575 by Jan van Jagen, dated 1778


Manuscript map of the Waterland plantation in Surinam, made by Jacob Hengevelt, dated 1724