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Visiting the Golden Age

paginanummer 120, 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: 120
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
Taal
Engels [TA]
Trefwoord
geschiedenis (vakgebied); stadsvernieuwing; industrie; handel; kanaal; grachtenhuis; marmer; glaswerk; schilderkunst; architectuur; goudleerbehang
Samenvatting
William Mountague and his company are in Amsterdam. He describes the trade and wealth of the city, comparing it to Paris and London. He desribes the beauty and magnitude of the canals, the houses, the pavements of white and black marble, painting and carving, guild leather.

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