View of the Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal in Amsterdam, with the canal which was filled in 1884, only two years after this illustration was published. As its name suggests, the Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal (New Side Front Bastion Wall) follows the line of a former rampart.
Photoengraving from a charcoal drawing.
The caption reads in the original French:
Amsterdam. Le Nieuwe Zijds Voorburgwal.