Old Dutch (map) Porn

The 17th century Dutch cartographer Frederik de Wit created the extraordinary Stedenboek or Book of Cities. With only four copies of the book known to exist, the National Library of the Netherlands has digitized and uploaded two excellent versions to its website.

Amsterdam

De Wit was a real superstar of European urban cartography who both created original maps and modified copper engraved maps from the 16th century.

Leiden

Harderwijk

Mechelen

Amsterdam

Geldern

Utrecht

Liege

Wageningen

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2 Responses to Old Dutch (map) Porn

  1. Jools Stone says:

    Phwoar! The Geldern one looks like a pair of Y Fronts encased in a snowflake.

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