Redraft of the Costello Plan of New Amsterdam - 1660
In 1660, the surveyor Jacque Cortelyou created a city map of lower Manhattan settlement which he named New Amsterdam. This map was sold to Cosimo III de' Medicii the Grand Duke of Tuscany. After more than 2 centuries, it was discovered in the Villa de Costello in Florence in 1900 by John Wolcott Adam and Issac Newton Phelps Stokes, who then redrafted and published this map in Phelps Stoke's six volume survey The Iconography of Manhattan Island.
Prints: Museum quality prints on thick and durable matte paper which are acid free. They are made to last longer than the antique posters themselves.
Canvas: Ploy-cotton blend canvas that are about 20 millimeter thick and are fade resistant. They are professionally hand stretched and glued to solid wooden bars and are treated with a matte finish coating.
Frames: Light weight and durable frames with acrylite front protector that are shatter proof and optically pure.
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