Map of the water ways near Wismar, c. 1646

This map shows the water ways between the Baltic Sea at Wismar and Lauenburg near Hamburg. It belongs to a file of documents regarding the interference of the Dutch States General with the proposition made by their agent in Hamburg about the plans to dig a canal from the Elbe River through Mecklenburg to Wismar. Most of these papers date from 1646.

"States General, 1550-1796" (reference code: 1.01.03), no. 12569.103, National Archives of the Netherlands (The Hague).