The Dutch National Archive has digitized a huge collection of beautiful maps and city views made by Johannes Vingboons in 1665.
This is from a map of Frederikstad (now João Pessoa, Brazil). The Portuguese city was seized by the Dutch between 1630-1654 as part of the short-lived New Holland colony.

The Dutch National Archive has digitized a huge collection of beautiful maps and city views made by Johannes Vingboons in 1665.

This is from a map of Frederikstad (now João Pessoa, Brazil). The Portuguese city was seized by the Dutch between 1630-1654 as part of the short-lived New Holland colony.

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