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Amstel, Amsterdam: 18th Century Engraving by Pieter Schenk, Windmills and Waterways

Den Amstel

Text on the engraving reads:

Den Amstel, buiten de Stads Muuren

The Amstel is the river that runs through the center of Amsterdam. The city took it’s name from the river.

Engraving circa 1710 by Pieter Schenk (1660-1713)

A copy of this engraving is in the collection of the city archives of Amsterdam.