Dutch term – Kaart

A kaart is a map or a card. In the 17th century, Amsterdam was the map making capital of the world so there are some gorgeous maps waiting for you to see where your ancestors lived.

For example, check the Blaeu Atlas at the Erfgoed Leiden website or read about the the facsimile edition of the City Atlas of Frederik de Wit.

Amsterdam

Amsterdam by Frederik de Wit.

About Yvette Hoitink

Yvette Hoitink, CG® is a board-certified genealogist in the Netherlands. She has been doing genealogy for over 30 years. She helps people from across the world find their ancestors in the Netherlands. Read about Yvette's professional genealogy services.

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