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Visiting the Golden Age

paginanummer 118, Amsterdam, 1695-08, The Delights of Holland, or: A Three Months Travel about that and the other Provinces. With Observations and Reflections on their Trade, Wealth, Strength, Beauty, Policy, &c. Together with A Catalogue of the Rarities in the Anatomical School at Leyden
Citaat
Bibliotheek
delights of Holland : or, A three months travel about that and the other provinces : with observations and reflections on their trade, wealth, strength, beauty, policy, &c. together with a catalogue of the rarities in the Anatomical School at Leyden (Link to publicatie)
Vorm
reisverslag
Nummer
paginanummer: 118
Vrije titel
The Delights of Holland, or: A Three Months Travel about that and the other Provinces. With Observations and Reflections on their Trade, Wealth, Strength, Beauty, Policy, &c. Together with A Catalogue of the Rarities in the Anatomical School at Leyden
Begindatum
1695-08
Einddatum
1695-08
Opmerking datering
Date refers to the month of travel as described by Mountague.
Trefwoord persoon
William Mountague (auteur/correspondent)
Plaats onderwerp
Amsterdam; Amstel (rivier)
Taal
Engels [TA]
Trefwoord
geschiedenis (vakgebied); visserij; handel; stadsvernieuwing; Stedenbouw
Samenvatting
William Mountague and his company are in Amsterdam. He describes the growth of the city, from village to town. Fishing led to a trade, attracting more inhabitants, which led to the construction of bridges and towers, enlarging the city and naming it Amsterdam.

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