The Deacon-Orphan-House


Petrus Schenck (1660 – 1711)
Het Deacon-Orphan-House (c. 1708)
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Petrus Schenck was a German engraver and mapmaker. Together with his son Pieter Schenk (II), Schenck was one of the most important figures of Saxon cartography in the first half of the 18th century. Petrus Schenck joined the Amsterdam engraver and map publisher Gerard Valck.

  • image: view of the Diaconie orphanage on Vlooienburg, on the corner of Binnen-Amstel and Zwanenburgerstraat, in Amsterdam. The Diaconie was inaugurated in 1657. Published in Afbeeldinge der voornaamste gebouwen van Amsterdam. Under the image, the title in Latin and Dutch
  • year: c. 1708
  • quality: excellent
  • signed: printed below plate
  • image size: 16.6 x 19.2 cm | 6.5 x 7.6 in (h x b)
  • sheet or frame size: 29.3 x 33.9 cm | 11.5 x 13.3 in (h x b)

18th century


copper engraving





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