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Map of the new extension of Paramaribo


Map of the new extension of Paramaribo

Lieftinck, Franciscus L.

Title Leupe: Plan van de nieuwe uitleg van Paramaribo.

This map shows one of the plans for the subdivisions of the three major expansions of Paramaribo on its southern and western sides around 1770. It relates to the first and most important stage; the construction of a quarter between Steenbakkersgracht, Saramaccastraat, Drambrandersgracht, Rust en Vredestraat and Burenstraat.

North is upper left.

Scale-bar of 20 chains of 66 Rhineland feet = [approximately 1 : 250].

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Sources and literature

Heijer, H. den, Grote Atlas van de West-Indische Compagnie = Comprehensive Atlas of the Dutch West India Company, II, de nieuwe WIC 1674-1791 = the new WIC 1674-1791 (2012)