Flotilla of merchant ships sailing on the IJ, with Durgerdam in the background

By SCHENK, Leonard; [after] LAAN, Abraham van der, 1720 

Gesigt Uyt Het Y Tussen Amsteldam En Zee-Burg, Te Zien Naar Durckerdam

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  • Author: SCHENK, Leonard; [after] LAAN, Abraham van der
  • Publication place: Amsterdam
  • Publisher: Leon Schenk
  • Publication date: c1720
  • Physical description: Engraving with etching, on two sheets joined.
  • Inventory reference: 14401

Notes

Flotilla of merchant ships sailing on the IJ, with Durgerdam in the background.

This rare print demonstrates the great strength of the Dutch Republics merchant navy.

Jan Schenk (1698–1752) was an engraver and publisher in Amsterdam.

Adolf van der Laan (1684–1755) was a Dutch draftsman and engraver.